anemia of chronic disease


anemia of chronic disease
anemia of chronic disorders mild to moderate anemia secondary to any of numerous chronic diseases lasting more than two months, such as infections, inflammatory conditions, or malignancies, characterized by hypoferremia in combination with siderosis of the reticuloendothelial system.

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