iron deficiency anemia


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Noun1.iron deficiency anemia - a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding
chlorosis, greensickness - iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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Iron deficiency anemia is the most common nutritional disorder in the world.
Iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy is associated with increased risk for adverse birth outcomes, including preterm delivery, cesarean delivery, and need for blood transfusion.
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) is caused by many factors, as well as dietary factors, genetic factors, inflammatory processes and environmental factors like low socioeconomic standing and cavity.
The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia was 9.5 per cent among adolescent donors and 7.9 per cent among adult donors--both low numbers, but still significantly higher than that of nondonors in both age groups, which was 6.1 per cent.
Iron deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia all over the world.
Secondly, since first two years of life are characterized by rapid growth demanding increased iron utilization, the risk of anemia particularly iron deficiency anemia is increased.
Data has shown in the past months, thousands of Filipinos feeling the symptoms of Iron Deficiency anemia without even knowing it.
KEY WORDS: Iron deficiency anemia; Pregnancy; Hemoglobin; Third trimester; Knowledge.
This can be explained on the basis of the fact that many studies, national and international, have shown that iron deficiency is the leading cause of anemia worldwide especially hypochromic microcytic anemia.1,16 Secondly, in Pakistan,frequency of beta thalassemia trait is reported to be 5-7% in general population.17 So even excluding 5-7% of the anemic children from our results, we still get high prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in our preschool children.
Background and Objective: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) has been cited as the most common cause of anemia globally.
Efficacy and safety of total dose infusion of low molecular weight iron dextran in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals announced the publication of a post-hoc analysis of Auryxia phase 3 trial data for iron deficiency anemia in adult patients with chronic kidney disease, not on dialysis, in the online issue of the American Journal of Hematology.