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Primary Acquired Sideroblastic Anaemia: Response to Treatment with Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: (Published 17 February 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:389
  1. D. Y. Mason,
  2. Pauline M. Emerson


    A 72-year-old woman with primary sideroblastic anaemia showed no response to treatment with pyridoxine. When she was given pyridoxal-5-phosphate there was a prompt reticulocyte response and sustained symptomatic improvement with satisfactory control of the anaemia.