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Risk Factors for Iron Deficiency Anemia in an Infant or Toddler ("Milk Baby")

Specialty:

Nutrition
Pedatrics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Iron deficiency with anemia may develop in an infant or toddler because of any combination of inadequate body stores, inadequate dietary intake or blood loss. Identification of a child at risk can often prevent anemia by more aggressive management and followup.

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