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Hypochromic anemia

Introduction: Hypochromic anemia

Description of Hypochromic anemia

Hypochromic anemia (medical condition): X-linked sideroblastic anemia is a rare inherited blood disorder...more »

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X-linked sideroblastic anemia:
  »Introduction: X-linked sideroblastic anemia
  »Symptoms of X-linked sideroblastic anemia
  »Treatments for X-linked sideroblastic anemia

Hypochromic anemia: anemia characterized by a decrease in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Hypochromic anemia: Related Topics

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Hypochromic anemia: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hypochromic anemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hypochromic anemia, or a subtype of Hypochromic anemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hypochromic anemia as a Disease

Hypochromic anemia: Another name for X-linked sideroblastic anemia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: X-linked sideroblastic anemia
  »Symptoms of X-linked sideroblastic anemia
  »Treatments for X-linked sideroblastic anemia

Hypochromic anemia: Related Diseases

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

Symptoms of Hypochromic anemia (X-linked sideroblastic anemia)

Some of the symptoms of Hypochromic anemia incude:

Treatments for Hypochromic anemia (X-linked sideroblastic anemia)

Treatments for Hypochromic anemia (X-linked sideroblastic anemia) include:

  • Copper - possibly used for related copper deficiency
  • Vitamin B6 - possibly used for related vitamin B6 deficiency
  • Identify and treat underlying condition. Iron supplementation, vitamin C supplements are also usually advised in order to increase iron absorption
  • Vitamin B6 to prevent iron overload in mild cases. Severe cases may require blood transfusion and desferrioxamine treatment to remove excess iron

Treatment of Hypochromic anemia: For more treatment information about Hypochromic anemia, see treatment of X-linked sideroblastic anemia (Hypochromic anemia)

Hypochromic anemia: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Hypochromic anemia:

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More specific terms for Hypochromic anemia:

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Broader terms for Hypochromic anemia

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The following terms can be used for Hypochromic anemia

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Hierarchical classifications of Hypochromic anemia

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

WordNet 2.1

  • anaemia,anemia
  • blood disease,blood disorder
  • blood dyscrasia
  • dyscrasia
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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