When vitamin [B.sub.12] deficiency is diagnosed, further investigation for pernicious anaemia
There are several case reports of pernicious anaemia
developing in patients with multiple myeloma .
Unfortunately, there is a serious problem with the way in which Pernicious Anaemia
Vitamin B12 deficiency in a breastfed infant of a mother with pernicious anaemia
. J R Soc Med 1982; 75: 656-8.
Maternal factors such as pernicious anaemia
, vegan diet and malabsorption contribute to infant cobalamin deficiency.
Martyn Hooper (left), who gave a talk to the Pernicious Anaemia
Soci-|ety at the new Kane Academy premises
In addition to insufficient dietary vitamin B12 intake, such a deficiency may be due to malabsorption syndrome of cobalamin or pernicious anaemia
is an inability for the body to absorb sufficient vitamin B12 into the body from the gastro-intestinal tract and accounts for 80% of all megaloblastic anaemia.
He added that expansion has been achieved in the treatment of diseases that require marrow transplant, especially Pernicious Anaemia
, Sickle cell anaemia and Thalassaemia, and many HIV diseases, making the unit very distinguished at the world level.
Iron deficiency, a lack of vitamin B12 and pernicious anaemia
may also be responsible - this could be because you're not getting enough iron in your diet.
My wife has pernicious anaemia
. What causes this and will she need ongoing treatment?
Her mum has to have an injection every three months to treat her pernicious anaemia
, an aunt has difficult-to-control diabetes and severe hair loss, while her brother has vitiligo, a harmless condition where areas of his skin have no pigment.
In Lesley's case, she has also developed rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and pernicious anaemia
, as well as having her hips replaced and her ankle fused.
One of these patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus has developed generalized MG, Addisonian pernicious anaemia
, adrenalitis and thyroiditis which did not fit into the Type 1 or Type 2 classical polyendocrine deficiency syndromes (11).
However, people with vitiligo and close blood relatives have a small, but increased chance ofdeveloping other 'autoimmune' conditions including thyroid problems, alopecia, pernicious anaemia
and rheumatoid arthritis.