Iron deficiency in pernicious anaemia: a neglected diagnosis.

Abstract

In 114 patients (52 males and 62 females) with long-standing pernicious anaemia, hypoferritinaemia was found in 27 (23.7%) and hypochromic microcytic anaemia in 19 (16.6%). Our findings indicate that iron deficiency is a common yet neglected complication of long-standing pernicious anaemia and warrants greater diagnostic and therapeutic attention.

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@article{Atrah1988IronDI, title={Iron deficiency in pernicious anaemia: a neglected diagnosis.}, author={Hasan I. Atrah and R John Davidson}, journal={Postgraduate medical journal}, year={1988}, volume={64 748}, pages={110-1} }