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Anaemia--more than meets the eye.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9713230     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anaemia is a commonly encountered medical condition, although associated ophthalmic manifestations are not often sought or recognised. The authors present a case report of a patient with severe vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia with florid retinal changes classical of anaemic retinopathy. A review of the ocular involvement in anaemia is also presented.
Authors:
A H Koh; K T Yeo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-03     Completed Date:  1998-09-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  SINGAPORE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  222-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anemia / complications*,  etiology
Folic Acid Deficiency / diagnosis*
Humans
Liver Diseases, Alcoholic / diagnosis*
Male
Retinal Diseases / complications*,  etiology
Vitamin B 12 Deficiency / diagnosis*

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