Common Misconceptions in the Diagnosis and Management of Anemia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

@article{Gisbert2008CommonMI,
  title={Common Misconceptions in the Diagnosis and Management of Anemia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={Javier P Gisbert and Fernando Gomoll{\'o}n},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={103},
  pages={1299-1307}
}
Anemia is the most common systemic complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); so common that it is almost invariably not investigated and rarely treated. Several misconceptions are the reason for these clinical errors, and our goal will be to review them. The most common misconceptions are: anemia is uncommon in IBD; iron deficiency is also uncommon; just by treating the intestinal disease, anemia will be corrected; iron deficiency is the only cause for anemia in IBD; ferritin is an… CONTINUE READING

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