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Disease Anemia, Pernicious

Name Anemia, Pernicious
Synonyms Addison Anemia | Addison's Anemia | Addisons Anemia | Anemia, Addison | Anemia, Addisons | Anemia, Addison's | Pernicious Anemia
Definition A megaloblastic anemia occurring in children but more commonly in later life, characterized by histamine-fast achlorhydria, in which the laboratory and clinical manifestations are based on malabsorption of vitamin B 12 due to a failure of the gastric mucosa to secrete adequate and potent intrinsic factor. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Blood disease | Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D000752
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1. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Anemia, Macrocytic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anemia, Megaloblastic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anemia, Pernicious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin B Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin B 12 Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anemia, Pernicious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Anemia, Pernicious Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Intrinsic Factor Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes