primary anaemia

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primary anaemia

(1) Anaemia as a primary condition, a now-dated concept given that all anaemias are “secondary” to a deficiency or excess—e.g., iron deficiency, haemogolinopathy, toxins, etc.
(2) Pernicious anaemia.
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Since there are so many causes of anemia, as a woman ages, her chances of developing a primary anemia goes up.

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