[X-linked sideroblastic anemia].

  title={[X-linked sideroblastic anemia].},
  author={Masa-aki Muramatsu and Kensuke Usuki and Kensaku Izutsu and Yoshiko Yamaguchi and Seiko Iki and Kazumichi Furuyama and M. James Kondo and Akio Urabe},
  journal={[Rinsho ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology},
  volume={40 7},
A 20-year-old man presented with microcytic hypochromic anemia (hemoglobin: 9.3 g/dl, MCV: 82.0 fl, MCHC: 29.5 g/dl) and dimorphism RBCs in circulating blood (RDW: 26.8%). Ringed sideroblasts accounted for 29.5% of bone marrow erythroblasts. Iron overload was also observed. Because the patient had a clear family history of anemia, he was given a diagnosis of X-linked sideroblastic anemia. The activity of delta-aminolevulinic acid synthase (ALAS) in bone marrow erythroblasts was low. However, we… CONTINUE READING

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