Hypocholesterolemia in chronic anemias with increased erythropoietic activity.

  title={Hypocholesterolemia in chronic anemias with increased erythropoietic activity.},
  author={Hanna Shalev and Joseph Kapelushnik and Asher Moser and Hilla Knobler and Hannah Tamary},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  volume={82 3},
Hypocholesterolemia of unknown etiology has been previously described in various chronic anemias. Few small studies also suggested that those patients have a lower incidence of atherosclerotic events. The aim of our study was to determine the extent of hypocholesterolemia in various types of anemias. We studied 59 patients with chronic anemias associated with high-erythropoietic activity (thalassemia intermedia, congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I, congenital spherocytosis), 8 patients… CONTINUE READING
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