Zinc-induced copper deficiency, sideroblastic anemia, and neutropenia: A perplexing facet of zinc excess

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  • Hypocupremia due to zinc products can cause sideroblastic anemia and neutropenia and mimics other serious hematological disorders. Early consideration of the copper deficiency and a thorough clinical history can prevent unnecessary interventions.
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  • Wahab A; Mushtaq K; Borak SG; Bellam N
  • Start Page

  • 1666
  • End Page

  • 1671
  • Volume

  • 8
  • Issue

  • 9