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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X-linked sideroblastic anemia (XLSA) is a rare disorder caused by mutations in the ALAS2 gene (56).
Iron metabolism, sideroblastic anemia and iron overload.
Mucormycosis has also been described in patients in other iron-overloaded states such as thalassemia, sideroblastic anemia, and myelodysplasia, where DFO may be used (11-13).
13) Furthermore, if a sideroblastic anemia is unresponsive to pyridoxine, supplementation with pyridoxal-5'-phosphate may be effective, as the anemia may be due to defective phosphorylation of pyridoxine to its active form.
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.
Transferrin receptors concentrations are also increased in other causes of microcytic anemia, including sideroblastic anemia and the thalassemias; however, these diseases can be distinguished from iron-deficiency anemia by ferritin concentrations being within the reference interval or greater.