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Prevelance of anemia types and etiology in patients with anemia

Mehmet Zahid Kocak, Gulali Aktas, Edip Erkus, Tuba Duman, Burcin Atak


In this study, we aimed to determine the frequency and etiologic causes of anemia types in a university clinic who were diagnosed with anemia, whether there were differences in anemia types by gender difference, and the relation of anemia types according to age and comorbidity. A total of 250 patients were included in the study. Iron deficiency anemia alone in 151, B12 deficiency anemia alone in 18, folate deficiency anemia alone in 2, anemia of chronic diseases in 11 and mixed anemia in 65 cases were detected. Underlying etiology of the anemia cases were diagnosed in 173 (69%) of the patients, however, the etiology of the anemia remained unclear in 77 (31%) cases. Iron deficiency was more frequent in women than in men (p

Key words: Anemia frequency, anemia classification, etiology, iron deficiency, B12 deficiency, mixed anemia

Med-Science. 2018; 7(4): 919-22

Medicine Science Vol:7 Issue:4 Year:2018 PP:724-966
Posted in Vol: 7 Issue: 4 Year: 2018 December pp: 1–246

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