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Role of Vitamin A in Iron Deficiency Anemia

  title={Role of Vitamin A in Iron Deficiency Anemia},
  author={L. A. Mejia},
  • L. A. Mejia
  • Published 2006
  • In recent years, the relationship between vitamin A deficiency, iron, and anemia has been the subject of several investigations. Although the early literature already suggested a potential association between vitamin A and iron (1), its importance was not recognized until the mid-1970s by Hodges et al. (2), who described an iron type anemia in vitamin-A-depleted adult subjects. Follow-up studied by Mejia et al. (3) showed that anemia also occurs in the vitamin-A-deficient rat. Furthermore, it… CONTINUE READING
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