3A72.Z/D64 Sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified



Sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified, is a type of anaemia caused by a dysfunction of the mitochondria. This dysfunction can be caused by certain genetic mutations, certain drugs, or certain infections.


To diagnose sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified, a doctor will first perform a physical exam and take a medical history. Additional tests may include a complete blood count, a red blood cell examination, and a bone marrow biopsy.

Differential diagnosis

The differential diagnosis for sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified, includes other types of anaemia such as aplastic anaemia, pernicious anaemia, and megaloblastic anaemia.


Treatment for sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified, may include changes to diet and lifestyle, medications to treat underlying causes, and blood transfusions.


The prognosis of sideroblastic anaemia, unspecified, depends on the underlying cause and the severity of the anaemia. If the underlying cause can be treated, the prognosis is usually good. However, if the underlying cause is not treatable, the prognosis may be more guarded.

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