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Introduction: Anaemia

Description of Anaemia

Anaemia (medical condition): Anemia refers to a low red blood cell count. Hallmark symptoms include fatigue and pallor (pale skin). Mild forms ...more

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Anaemia: a lack of vitality.
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Anaemia: A reduction in the number of red blood cells per cu mm, the amount of hemoglobin in 100 ml of blood, and the volume of packed red blood cells per 100 ml of blood. Clinically, anemia represents a reduction in the oxygen-transporting capacity of a designated volume of blood, resulting from an imbalance between blood loss (through hemorrhage or hemolysis) and blood production. Signs and symptoms of anemia may include pallor of the skin and mucous membranes, shortness of breath, palpitations of the heart, soft systolic murmurs, lethargy, and fatigability. --2004
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Anaemia: Related Topics

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Anaemia as a Disease

Anaemia: Another name for Anemia (or close medical condition association).
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Anaemia: Related Diseases

Anaemia: Anaemia is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Anaemia

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Symptoms of Anaemia (Anemia)

Some of the symptoms of Anaemia incude:

Treatments for Anaemia (Anemia)

Treatments for Anaemia (Anemia) include:

Treatment of Anaemia: For more treatment information about Anaemia, see treatment of Anemia (Anaemia)

Anaemia: Article Excerpts about Anemia

Anemia in Kidney Disease and Dialysis: NIDDK (Excerpt)

If your blood is low in red blood cells, you have anemia. Red blood cells carry oxygen (O2) to tissues and organs... (Source: excerpt from Anemia in Kidney Disease and Dialysis: NIDDK)

Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK (Excerpt)

The condition of having too few red blood cells. Healthy red blood cells carry oxygen ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Anemia: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Anemia is a process, not a disease, and is the most common disorder of the blood. Anemia occurs when the amount of red blood... (Source: excerpt from Anemia: NWHIC)

Anaemia as a Symptom

Anaemia (symptom): Another name for Low haemoglobin.
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Anaemia (symptom): Decreased concentration of haemoglobin in the blood....more »

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Anaemia: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Anaemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Anaemia

The following list attempts to classify Anaemia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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