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Anemia, Pernicious MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anemia, Pernicious
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.071.252.196.500
C18.654.521.500.133.699.923.280
Unique ID
D000752
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000752
Annotation
a type of megaloblastic anemia
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Addison's Anemia
Anemia, Addison's
Pernicious Anemia
NLM Classification #
WH 165
See Also
Schilling Test
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Anemia, Pernicious Preferred
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