sideropenia


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sideropenia

(ˌsɪdərəˈpiːnɪə)
n
(Pathology) a lack of iron in the body
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Noun1.sideropenia - a deficiency of iron; results from inadequate iron in the diet or from hemorrhage
mineral deficiency - lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolism
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s recent study provides an opportunity to discuss our earlier results from a 1964 study on early diagnosis only iron deficiency anemia and sideropenia (1), (2).
Sideropenia has been reported to be a common finding in women with subclinical hypothyroidism, and it is suggested that ferritin levels should routinely be screened in such patients.
Incidence of sideropenia and effects of iron repletion treatment in women with subclinical hypothyroidism.