Interaction of iron deficiency and lead and the hematologic findings in children with severe lead poisoning.

@article{Clark1988InteractionOI,
  title={Interaction of iron deficiency and lead and the hematologic findings in children with severe lead poisoning.},
  author={M Clark and J E Royal and Ruth Andrea Seeler},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1988},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={247-54}
}
Microcytic anemia, long considered an effect of lead poisoning, may in fact result from coexisting iron deficiency. In this study, how RBC size, hemoglobin, and zinc protoporphyrin vary as a function of iron status in a group of children with high lead levels was examined. Charts of all children (N = 51) admitted to Cook County Hospital for treatment of… CONTINUE READING