Heme Biosynthesis and Its Disorders: Sideroblastic Anemia

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Chapter 11 Heme Biosynthesis and Its Disorders

Sideroblastic Anemia

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Figure 11-1 NEEDLE-LIKE INCLUSIONS OF PORPHYRIN IN THE CIRCULATING RED CELLS OF A PATIENT WITH CONGENITAL PORPHYRIA AFTER SPLENECTOMY.

(From Merino A, To-Figueras J, Herrero C: Atypical red cell inclusions in congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Br J Haematol 132:124, 2006.)

Table 11-1 Classification of Sideroblastic Anemias

HEREDITARY (NONSYNDROMIC)
ACQUIRED
DRUGS
RARE CAUSES
HEREDITARY (SYNDROMIC)

*Trial of pyridoxine indicated.