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    Anaemia Conditions

    Anaemia, Various other symptoms may develop, depending on the underlying cause of the anaemia. What are the causes of anaemia? Iron-deficiency anaemia ...

    Diets Suitable for People with Anaemia Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia Iron-deficiency Anaemia Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia

    Fanconi's Anaemia Professional

    Fanconi's Anaemia, Synonyms: Fanconi anaemia, FA, inherited bone marrow failure syndrome This condition was first described by Fanconi in 1927. [ 1 ] It is the most commo...

    Haemolytic Anaemia Professional

    Haemolytic Anaemia, The lifespan may be very short in haemolytic anaemia (eg, as short as five days in sickle cell anaemia). Haemolysis may occur by two mechanisms: ...

    Sideroblastic Anaemia Professional

    Sideroblastic Anaemia, Epidemiology Refractory anaemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS) may account for 5-15% of all MDS cases. [ 4 ] Aetiology Congenital The most common inh...

    Anaemia in Pregnancy Professional

    Anaemia in Pregnancy, The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) advises that women should be offered screening for anaemia at booking and at 28 weeks of gestation....

    Aplastic Anaemia Professional

    Aplastic Anaemia, Aplastic anaemia is a rare, potentially life-threatening failure of haemopoiesis characterised by pancytopenia and hypocellular bone marrow . [ 1 ] Aplastic anaemia is d...

    Childhood Anaemia Professional

    Childhood Anaemia, Diamond-Blackfan anaemia is a congenital hypoplastic anaemia that usually presents in infancy (an average of seven babies born each year). [ 5 ] Certain racial groups are m...

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia Conditions

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia, What is iron-deficiency anaemia? Anaemia means: You have fewer red blood cells than normal; or You have less haemoglobin than normal...

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia Conditions

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia, Depending on severity and how long the person has had the condition, some of these causes can eventually lead to anaemia. There are two types ...

    Diets Suitable for People with Anaemia Conditions

    Diets Suitable for People with Anaemia, Diet and anaemia Anaemia means: You have fewer red blood cells than normal; or You have less haemoglobin than normal ...

    Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia Conditions

    Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia, However, a lack of folic acid will cause anaemia and sometimes other symptoms. A blood test can confirm anaemia due to folic acid deficienc...

    Anaemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Professional

    Anaemia in Chronic Kidney Disease, Aetiology [ 1 , 2 ] In patients with chronic kidney disease, normochromic normocytic anaemia mainly develops from decreased renal synthesis ...

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia Professional

    Macrocytosis and Macrocytic Anaemia, Macrocytic anaemia occurs when there is also a fall in haemoglobin levels in the blood. Anaemia is usually defined as a haemoglobin leve...

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia Professional

    Iron-deficiency Anaemia, There are separate articles Childhood Anaemia and Anaemia in Pregnancy . Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) occurs when the body has ins...

    Anaemia of Chronic Disease Professional

    Anaemia of Chronic Disease, Estimation of soluble transferrin receptor (if available): Measurement of soluble transferrin receptor provides a marker of bone marrow iron stores and improv...

    Pernicious Anaemia and B12 Deficiency Professional

    Pernicious Anaemia and B12 Deficiency, Genetic susceptibility to this process has been suspected. [ 2 ] Aetiology [ 1 ] Pernicious anaemia accounts for 80% of cases of megalo...

    Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia Conditions

    Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Pernicious Anaemia, What are anaemia and vitamin B12 deficiency? Anaemia means that: You have fewer red blood cells than normal; or ...

    Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anaemia) Conditions

    Sickle Cell Disease (Sickle Cell Anaemia), This means that people with SCD tend to be short of red blood cells and have a moderate and persistent anaemia. A moderate anaemia...

    Sickle Cell Trait Diagnosing Sickle Cell Disease

    Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Anaemia Professional

    Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Anaemia, Sickle cell haemoglobin (HbS) results from an autosomal recessively inherited mutation in which the 17th nucleotide of the beta globin gene is c...

    Full Blood Count and Blood Smear Conditions

    The most common reason for an FBC to be done is to check for anaemia. There are many causes of anaemia. The average size of the red cells can give a clue as to the cause of some anae...

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