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Would a child with an iron deficiency be more likely to contract the serious anemias like aplastic anemia?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No

Iron deficiency anemia is due to too little iron in the body.
Aplastic anemia is a bone marrow failure syndrome where many types of blood cells are not being made in the bone marrow. They are not related disorders.

In brief: No

Iron deficiency anemia is due to too little iron in the body.
Aplastic anemia is a bone marrow failure syndrome where many types of blood cells are not being made in the bone marrow. They are not related disorders.
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