oa South African Medical Journal - Hypochromic anaemia in chronic infections
|Article Title||Hypochromic anaemia in chronic infections|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, University of Natal and King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Aug 1966|
|Pages||738 - 740|
|Keyword(s)||Chronic infection, Hematology and Hypochromic anaemia|
Hypochromic anaemia is shown to be a common feature in a series of 34 patients with various chronic infections. Iron deficiency was excluded as the cause in each case by demonstrating the presence of haemosiderin in the bone marrow.
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