oa South African Medical Journal - Post-partum megaloblastic anaemia
|Article Title||Post-partum megaloblastic anaemia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand and Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jul 1953|
|Pages||627 - 630|
|Keyword(s)||Bantu, Megaloblastic anaemia and Pregnancy|
(1) Five cases of post-partum megaloblastic anaemia in Africans are descriptionbed. (2) Diagnosis was confirmed by sternal marrow biopsy. (3) There was no tendency for spontaneous remission. (4) Four of the cases successfully breast-fed their infants Although the mothers were severely anaemic. (5) Response to therapy varied. (6) All the cases were diagnosed 3 months after the Birth of their infants.
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