pernicious anemia


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If you have symptoms of pernicious anemia - extreme weakness and neurologic problems such as dementia, disorientation, and weakness in limbs - ask your doctor about tests to measure [B.sub.12] in the body.
[4] studied 138 pernicious anemia patients, out of which 77 (55.80%) were H.
This belief is still being propagated, as this quote from an article published recently attests: "Pernicious anemia is caused by inadequate secretion of gastric intrinsic factor necessary for vitamin [B.sub.12] absorption and thus cannot be treated with oral vitamin [B.sub.12] supplements; rather, vitamin [B.sub.12] must be administered parenterally" (Autoimmun.
A similar study carried out earlier showed pernicious anemia as the cause of sub-acute combined degeneration in Indians.
Helicobacter pylori infection is not associated with pernicious anemia in Japan.
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Any family history of pernicious anemia is important to ascertain.
Minot and Murphy had found that some vitamin in liver relieved pernicious anemia (see 1926).
Folic acid was found effective in the treatment of pernicious anemia, but later analyses revealed adverse affects on the nervous system.
A: The crystalline form is absorbed well, but I'd hate to make a general recommendation, because you might miss people with pernicious anemia, who can't absorb any form of vitamin B-12 from the GI tract.
Originally known as "pernicious anemia," severe vitamin B.sub.12 deficiency was fatal until the 1920s, when experiments showed that patients recovered after eating liver.
Pernicious anemia is an autoimmune illness in which autoantibodies destroy gastric parietal cells and, hence, produce intrinsic factor deficiency that is required for the absorption of vitamin B12 from the intestine.
The syndrome has been associated with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, and thyroiditis.
I had chronic hypoglycemia, pernicious anemia, and sun sensitivity.