Caleb Hale

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Iron deficiency

I. What every physician needs to know. There is no active excretory mechanism to remove iron from the body – it is only lost through the shedding of cells via desquamation (dermal, intestinal, and genitourinary) and bleeding. As such, consideration of occult bleeding should be undertaken in adult men and post menopausal women in whom…

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