sideroblastic anemia


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Related to sideroblastic anemia: megaloblastic anemia, aplastic anemia
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Synonyms for sideroblastic anemia

refractory anemia characterized by sideroblasts in the bone marrow

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Ten individuals revealed the presence of other causes such as chronic disease and sideroblastic anemia.
X-linked sideroblastic anemia (XLSA) is a rare disorder caused by mutations in the ALAS2 gene (56).
Iron metabolism, sideroblastic anemia and iron overload.
Sideroblastic anemia is either acquired or hereditary.
If pharmacologic doses of zinc (100-300 mg daily) are given for several months, a severe copper deficiency may develop, causing a sideroblastic anemia as well as leukopenia and neutropenia.
Table 2 MCV and RDW alues as Predictors of Anemia MCV RDW Cause of Anemia <80 fl- [less than or Chronic disease, equal to] 15% thalassemia, sideroblastic anemia, lead poisoning <80 fl- 15% Iron deficiency anemia 80-97 fL -15% Chronic disease, anemia + low erythropoietin production, hemolytic anemia [greater than 15% Vitamin [B.
For example, a low MCV, suggesting small RBCs (microcytosis), occurs in several childhood disorders including iron deficiency anemia, beta-thalassemia trait, lead poisoning, anemia from chronic illness, and rarely, in sideroblastic anemia (Hermiston & Mentzer, 2002).
Iron overload or acquired hemochromatosis may be a complication of chronic anemia such as thalassemia and sideroblastic anemia.
9] The differential diagnosis includes iron deficiency, thalassemia minor resulting from [Alpha]- or [Beta]-thalassemia trait or from variant hemoglobins such as HbE and Hb Lepore, anemia of inflammation, congenital sideroblastic anemia, and lead poisoning.
12] folic acid, or iron deficiencies, agents that cause sideroblastic anemia, agents that cause hemolysis in G6PD-deficient patients, agents that cause hemolytic anemia, and other miscellaneous agents.