What are the signs and symptoms of folate deficiency in chronic hemolytic anemia?

Updated: May 27, 2021
  • Author: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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In patients with chronic hemolytic anemia, increased folate consumption may lead to folate deficiency. Clinical manifestations may include patchy hyperpigmentation, sore tongue, and gastrointestinal symptoms.


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