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Criteria for the Primary Defective Iron-Reutilization Syndrome

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with a hypochromic, microcytic anemia meets the criteria for primary defective iron reutilization.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

D50

Description:

The primary defective iron reutilization syndrome involves a microcytic, hypochromic anemia resistant to iron replacement occurring in a patient with no evidence of anemia of chronic disease or other hematologic disorder.

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