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What are the causes of symptoms in pernicious anemia?

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Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Lack of vitamin B12: Pernicious anemia is due to a lack of vitamin b12. B12 is necessary for the normal function of the nervous system and the formation of red blood cells.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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