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Pulmonary haemosiderosis in Saudi children: report of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10945068     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two children with idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis are reported. These are the first cases of this disease from Saudi Arabia and highlight the diagnostic problem caused by their presentation as cases of iron deficiency anaemia. The aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management are discussed. The attention of paediatricians is drawn to this relatively rare cause of iron deficiency anaemia.
S A Lutfi; M A Abdullah; A Abumelha; L al Bakry; P Coode
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0272-4936     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-29     Completed Date:  2000-08-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  153-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia / diagnosis
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Hemosiderosis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Lung Diseases / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Saudi Arabia

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