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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.

ORPHA:75563

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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