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Anemia Reduction in quality or quantity of red blood cells Acquired: Iron Deficiency Genetic: Sickle cell anaemia Thalassaemia
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Iron deficient anemia Reduced concentration of red blood cells and/or  haemoglobin Globally endemic
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Iron Deficiency Anaemia Aetiology? Lack of iron in diet -parasitic infection -no protein Inaccessibility of iron Abnormal blood loss Multiple births
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At risk Females Pregnant or lactating Child-bearing age Infants, children, adolescents
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Marrow hyperplasia Hype ra c tive  b o ne   m a rro w  more red blood cells to  compensate for lack of iron Increase marrow width Decrease in cortical thickness
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Skull Vault Changes Porotic Hyperostosis Pa rie ta l, o c c ipita l,  fro nta l S ym m e tric a l
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Po ro tic  Hype ro s to s is -S kull Ectocranium Frosting on Endocranium Hair-on-End Trabeculae Thinning of outer table
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Eye  O rb its Cribra Orbitalia Po ro tic  hype ro s to s is  
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