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Week Seven Initial Post Iron Deficiency Anemia Hemoglobin allows healthy red blood cells to carry oxygenated blood to cells in our body and whenever there is not enough iron to produce hemoglobin a person may develop iron deficiency anemia, (Mayoclinic, 2018). Pathophysiology of Pernicious Anemia Pernicious Anemia is a disease that is seen in people with dietary deficiencies (vegans), gastrointestinal pathology and post-surgical malabsorption, (Farhanan, et. al., 2014). There is destruction of parietal cells that leaves an impaired or absent intrinsic factor in the body which causes B-12 deficiency, (Mayoclinic, 2018). Intrinsic factor impairment may be congenital and could be caused by an autoimmune response in the body from a genetic source, (Huether, McCance, 2017). Genotypes HLA-DRB1*03 and DRB1*04 pattern is seen in patients with this disease, (Farhanah, Y., (2014) . “Cobalamin is vital for DNA synthesis and hematopoietic cell division and it is ingested, then
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  • Fall '17
  • keisha lovence
  • Hematology, Hemoglobin, Iron deficiency anemia, Pernicious anemia

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