Primary Acquired Sideroblastic Anaemia: Response to Treatment with Pyridoxal-5-PhosphateBr Med J 1973; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5850.389 (Published 17 February 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:389
- D. Y. Mason,
- 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.