Orphanet: X linked sideroblastic anemia

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X-linked sideroblastic anemia

Disease definition

X-linked sideroblastic anemia is a constitutional microcytic, hypochromic anemia of varying severity that is clinically characterized by manifestations of anemia and iron overload and that may respond to treatment with pyridoxine and folic acid.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • XLSA
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D64.0
  • OMIM: 300751
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: C536761
  • GARD: 9456
  • MedDRA: -
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