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Osteopetrosis: a rare cause of anemia--review of literature.
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PMID:  19679962     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Normocytic anaemia is caused either by hypoproliferation of haemopoietic tissue or increased destruction of red cell. Osteopetrosis is a rare cause of anaemia. The leading clinical features are pallor, growth failure, hepatosplenomegaly.On hematological examination, anemia, thrombocytopenia, leucocytosis and myelophthisic anemia are commonly observed in this disease. We are highlighting osteopetrosis as a rare cause of anemia presenting to us for evaluation of anemia.
S Saluja; S Bhandari; S Aggarwal; S Kapoor
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pathology & microbiology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0974-5130     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Publication Date:    2009 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-14     Completed Date:  2009-10-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605904     Medline TA:  Indian J Pathol Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Hematology, VM Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia / etiology*
Child, Preschool
Osteopetrosis / complications*,  pathology,  physiopathology
United States

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