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Anemia, Iron-Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.071.196.300
C18.452.565.400.500
Unique ID
D018798
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018798
Scope Note
Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased.
Entry Version
ANEMIA IRON DEFIC
Entry Term(s)
Anemias, Iron-Deficiency
Iron-Deficiency Anemia
Iron-Deficiency Anemias
NLM Classification #
WH 160
Previous Indexing
Anemia, Hypochromic (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95; IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA was see ANEMIA, HYPOCHROMIC 1970-94
Online Note
use ANEMIA, HYPOCHROMIC to search IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA 1970-94
History Note
95; IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA was see ANEMIA, HYPOCHROMIC 1970-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/31
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency Preferred
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