pernicious anaemia


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pernicious anaemia

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(Pathology) a form of anaemia characterized by lesions of the spinal cord, weakness, sore tongue, numbness in the arms and legs, diarrhoea, etc: associated with inadequate absorption of vitamin B12
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Noun1.pernicious anaemia - a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
megaloblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anemia - anemia characterized by many large immature and dysfunctional red blood cells (megaloblasts) in the bone marrow; associated with pernicious anemia
metaplastic anaemia, metaplastic anemia - pernicious anemia in which the various formed elements in the blood are changed
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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pernicious anaemia

n (Med) → perniziöse Anämie
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Your brain is foggy Brain fogs - when you struggle to think clearly, forget the words for everyday objects or the names of people you know - can be a feature of pernicious anaemia.
Exclusion criteria: Patients were excluded from the study for the following reasons: Gestation, lactation, iron deficiency anaemia, rheumatoid collagen tissue diseases, celiac disease, Type-1 diabetes, pernicious anaemia, stage 3 and further chronic kidney disease, chronic hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, portal hypertension, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, idiopathic hypoparathyroidism, Addison disease, lymphocytic hypophysitis, colitis ulcerosa, Crohn's disease, Behcet's disease, sarcoidosis, bronchial asthma, autoimmune haemolytic anaemia.
Martyn Hooper, from the Pernicious Anaemia Society, said: "There are long-term health effects of laughing gas.
3] A pernicious anaemia individual is more prone to gastric cancer.
Beatrix even fell in love with her editor Norman Warne and accepted his marriage proposal against the wishes of her parents, who were disapproving because he was "in trade," but he tragically died of pernicious anaemia, only a few weeks after their engagement.
There is an article from Martyn Hooper who allows us to understand Pernicious Anaemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency and the Podiatrist and an article from Belinda Longhurst that looks at the risks to consider in verrucae treatment.
Just as Mrs Crawley realised she loved him, Lord Skullhead Merton was diagnosed with incurable pernicious anaemia.
Vitamin B12 deficiency in a breastfed infant of a mother with pernicious anaemia.
Pernicious anaemia presenting as catatonia without signs of anaemia or macrocytosis.
In addition to chronic disease, etiology has also been linked to Vitamin B12 deficiency, celiac disease, nutritional anaemia often due to inadequate dietary iron intake, functional erythropoietin deficiency in diabetic nephropathy, chronic blood loss, intravascular haemolysis due to associated ketoacidosis or associated parasitic or other infections and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome with its associated coeliac disease and pernicious anaemia.
12] deficiency is usually secondary to maternal pernicious anaemia or strict vegetarian diet, and can cause ineffective haematopoiesis and severe neurological abnormalities among exclusively breastfed infants.
It hosted a talk and coffee morning for the Pernicious Anaemia Society.