What is iron deficiency anemia?
Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia, a condition caused by low numbers of healthy red blood cells. In iron deficiency anemia, the anemia is the result of low levels of iron in the body.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 06 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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