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Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary

Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary: Introduction

Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary: An inherited form of anemia where an enzyme deficiency prevents red blood cells from using iron properly. The red blood cells become overloaded with iron which impairs the blood's ability to carry oxygen. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary is available below.

Symptoms of Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary

Treatments for Sideroblastic anemia, hereditary

  • Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) administration
  • Treatment of sideroblastic anemia varies depending on the underlying cause. Treatments include:
    • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) - effective in many acquired and some congenital forms of the disease
    • Thiamine (Vitamin B1) - may be useful in certain types of sideroblastic anemia
    • Folate - may reverse siderobalstic changes in some patients and should be used in conjunction with pyridoxine
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