Megaloblastic anaemia, Biology

Megaloblastic Anaemia 

Megaloblastic anaemia refers to the abnormal development  of red cells i.e. megaloblasts in the bone marrow. 

Etiology 

It is due to lack of folic acid and/or vitamin B12  in the diet. The other associated factor are, protein deficiency  states, chronic or recurrent diarrhoea, malabsorption syndrome, chronic hepatic disease, anticonvulscent drugs and hemolytic anaemias. 

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