Addison Anemia

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Definition

Addison Anemia is a medical condition caused by the malabsorption of Vitamin B-12 and is relatively common form of anemia.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through serum testing, blood testing and Schilling tests.

Treatment

Treatment includes blood transfusions and administration of medicines designed to alleviate symptoms including occurrence of anemia.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes low grade fever, beefy red smooth tongue, yellow waxy pallor with premature whitening of the hair, flabbiness, blotchy skin pigmentation, retinal hemorrhages and spenic tip.

Causes

Addison Anemia is a hereditary disease.

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