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Cytological findings in iron deficiency anemia.
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PMID:  16035639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Iron deficiency anemia is a common condition in India. We made an attempt to study the cytological changes in the buccal mucosal cells of iron deficiency anemia, patients. Buccal mucosal cells were scraped from 40 iron deficiency anemia patients and were subjected to morphometric analysis. Results of the study showed there is an increase in the cellular diameter, nuclear diameter, and nuclear:cytoplasmic ratio of iron deficiency anemia patients when compared to the normal values.
N Gururaj; B Sivapathasundharam; N Sumathy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0970-9290     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dent Res     Publication Date:    2004 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-22     Completed Date:  2005-08-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9202990     Medline TA:  Indian J Dent Res     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-8     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Oral and Maxillo Facial Pathology, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / pathology*
Cell Nucleus / pathology
Cell Size
Cytoplasm / pathology
Mouth Mucosa / pathology*

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