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Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia

Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia: Introduction

Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia: Toxin-induced sideroblastic anemia is a blood disorder caused by toxins such as lead or zinc poisoning. The body has sufficient iron levels but is unable to utilise it properly in red blood cells. The iron becomes abnormally deposited in red blood cells which make them unable to function properly. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia is available below.

Symptoms of Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia

Treatments for Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia

  • Remove source of toxic exposure, therapy to reduce toxin levels in body and increase red blood cell levels
  • Treatment of sideroblastic anemia varies depending on the underlying cause. Treatments include:
    • Investigation and treatment of underlying causes, including removal of toxic agents and cessation of causative drugs where possible
    • 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
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Causes of Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia

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Prognosis for Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia

Prognosis for Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia: The condition usually responds well to treatment.

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  1. Toxin-induced Sideroblastic anemia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis
 

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