Iron deficiency, Helicobacter infection and gastritis.

  title={Iron deficiency, Helicobacter infection and gastritis.},
  author={Chaim M Hershko and Aharon Ronson},
  journal={Acta haematologica},
  volume={122 2-3},
Despite elegant regulatory mechanisms, iron deficiency anemia (IDA) remains one of the most common nutritional deficiencies of mankind. Iron deficiency is the result of an interplay between increased host requirements, limited external supply, and increased blood loss. When related to increased physiologic needs associated with normal development, iron deficiency is designated physiologic or nutritional. By contrast, pathological iron deficiency, with the exception of gross menorrhagia, is most… CONTINUE READING


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