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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ArsIan et al.'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).
The term sideropenic dysphagia has also been used, since the syndrome can occur with iron deficiency (sideropenia), but it is not associated with anemia.1 The pathogenesis of PVS remains speculative.