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Nutritional anemia

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Nutritional anemia

Nutritional anemia
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 D50-D53
ICD-9 280-281

Nutritional anemia refers to types of anemia that can be directly attributed to nutritional disorders.

Examples include Iron deficiency anemia and pernicious anemia.[1]

It is often discussed in a pediatric context.[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ "Nutritional Anemias And Anemia of Chronic Disease". Retrieved 6 November 2013. 
  2. ^ STURGEON P (May 1952). "Treatment of nutritional anemia in infants". Calif Med 76 (5): 346–9.  
  3. ^ Sinha N, Deshmukh PR, Garg BS (February 2008). "Epidemiological correlates of nutritional anemia among children (6-35 months) in rural Wardha, Central India". Indian J Med Sci 62 (2): 45–54.  
  4. ^ Vieira AC, Diniz AS, Cabral PC, et al. (2007). "Nutritional assessment of iron status and anemia in children under 5 years old at public daycare centers". J Pediatr (Rio J) 83 (4): 370–6.  
  5. ^ West CE (November 1996). "Strategies to control nutritional anemia". Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 64 (5): 789–90.  

External links

  • NAAC Information Handout: Vitamin Deficiency Anemia

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