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Severe Iron Deficiency Anemia as a Result of Congenital Hiatal Hernia.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(2):250-254.
Published online February 28, 1989.
Severe Iron Deficiency Anemia as a Result of Congenital Hiatal Hernia.
H Y Lee, H G Ham, M K Namgoong, B K Lim, J S Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Korea
심한 빈혈증의 원인이 된 열공 탈장
이해룡, 함형국, 남궁미경, 임백근, 김종수
연세대학교 원주의대 소아과학교실
Received: 2 September 1988   • Accepted: 12 September 1988
Abstract
Congenital diaphragmatic anomaly is a rare congenital malformation. A 6 year old boy with pale appearance and complaining of weakness for several months was diagnosed as having iron deficiency anemia as a result of congenital hiatal hernia. The diagnosis was confirmed by chest X.ray, esophagogram, upper gastrointestinal series and bone maπow biopsy After the hernia was successfully corrected by operation, the anemia was disappeared. Congenital hiatal hernia can be one of the causes of anemia. The correlation of anemia and congenital hiatal hernia were discussed briefly.
Key Words: Iron Deficiency Anemia, Congenital Hiatal Hernia


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