SOLOMON G. MEYERS, M.D.; A. HAZEN PRICE, M.D., F.A.C.P.; H. C. MACK, M.D.; LINUS J. FOSTER, M.D.; E. A. SHARP, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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So-called idiopathic hypochromic anemia has been frequently discussed in the literature. Most authors emphasize the hematological aspects, neglecting other important clinical features presented by patients with hypochromic anemia which seem to us to have an important etiologic bearing. Moreover, failure to take proper cognizance of these conditions in our opinion precludes the possibility of intelligent management. These conclusions are the result of studies which will be reported below. In our opinion, the term idiopathic as applied to hypochromic anemia is seldom justified.
The present report is based on an intensive study of 26 women with chronic hypochromic anemia, special emphasis
MEYERS SG, PRICE AH, MACK HC, FOSTER LJ, SHARP EA. CHRONIC HYPOCHROMIC ANEMIA IN WOMEN ITS GASTROINTESTINAL, GYNECOLOGIC, ENDOCRINE AND PSYCHIATRIC FEATURES1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:1590–1599. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-9-1590
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;11(9):1590-1599.
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