Zinc

Zinc Ingestion

  • Sideroblastic Anemia (see Anemia): associated with excessive and prolonged zinc ingestion -> mechanism is zinc-induced copper deficiency
    • Resolves with cessation of zinc ingestion

Zinc Deficiency


References

  • Zinc-induced sideroblastic anemia: report of a case, review of the literature, and description of the hematologic syndrome. Am J Hematol. 1994 Jun;46(2):147-50