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Histologic Evidence of Iron Deposition in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Following Ferrous Sulfate Therapy

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Clinical Pharmacology

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Description:

Patients taking oral iron tablets may develop lesions in the upper gastrointestinal tract. These may be encountered in the endoscopic biopsies and may indicate a need to change the iron replacement regimen. The authors are from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

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