sideroblastic anaemia

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Related to sideroblastic anaemia: megaloblastic anaemia, Anaemia of chronic disease
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Noun1.sideroblastic anaemia - refractory anemia characterized by sideroblasts in the bone marrow
refractory anaemia, refractory anemia - any of various anemic conditions that are not successfully treated by any means other than blood transfusions (and that are not associated with another primary disease)
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[10] Failure of treatment may also occur in case of incorrect diagnosis of other conditions like Thalassemia, Sideroblastic anaemia, myelodysplastic syndromes as Iron deficiency anaemia.
Sideroblastic anaemia. Baillieres Clin Haematol 1994; 7(4): 851-79.
Heavy metal poisoning, haemoglobinopathies, severe infections, sideroblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia.
The differential diagnosis for microcytic anaemia includes anaemia of chronic disorder (ACD), thalassaemia trait and sideroblastic anaemia. The frequency of these differential diagnoses depends on the demographics of the population served, with thalassaemia trait being common in patients of Indian or Mediterranean ancestry, and ACD occurring frequently in patients with chronic infection (e.g.
In terms of aetiology, microcytic anaemias are usually associated with iron deficiency, thalassemias, sideroblastic anaemia and anaemia of chronic inflammation (20% of cases).
By using new technologies developed by the Human Genome Project, the molecular analysis team succeeded in defining a genomic region, which was suspected to inhabit the gene responsible for congenital sideroblastic anaemia in these families.