Anemia of Chronic Disease

  • Jessica Novia Hadiyanto School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia
  • Margareth Gracia of Medicine and Health Sciences, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia
  • Alius Cahyadi Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia/ Atma Jaya Hospital, Jakarta
  • Mario Steffanus Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia/ Atma Jaya Hospital, Jakarta
Keywords: anemia, chonic disease

Abstract

Anemia is commonly found in patients with chronic diseases and causing increased in morbidity and mortality. The prevalence of anemia of chronic disease is the second highest after iron deficiency anemia. Anemia of chronic disease oftenly occurs with iron deficiency anemia therefore both of them showed low in serum iron level. However, we should differentiate these two kinds of anemia in order to give the specific treatment. Some iron parameters have to be extracted to differentiate them. The main management for anemia of chronic disease is to treat the underlying causes.

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Published
2020-04-10
How to Cite
Jessica Novia Hadiyanto, Margareth Gracia, Alius Cahyadi, & Mario Steffanus. (2020). Anemia of Chronic Disease. Journal Of The Indonesian Medical Association, 68(10), 443-450. https://doi.org/10.47830/jinma-vol.68.10-2018-216