Pediatric Chronic Anemia Differential Diagnoses
- Author: Susumu Inoue, MD; Chief Editor: Max J Coppes, MD, PhD, MBA more...
Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of pediatric chronic anemia, in addition to those in the next section, include the following:
- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
- Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia
- Diamond-Blackfan anemia
- G-6-PD deficiency
- Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), congenital or acquired
- Iron refractory iron deficiency anemia (IRIDA)
- Nutritional iron deficiency
- Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
- Pure red cell aplasia
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sideroblastic anemia
- Unstable hemoglobinopathies
- Hookworm infection
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Thalassemia intermedia
- Pyruvate kinase deficiency
Anemia of Chronic Disease and Renal Failure
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