Among the training and scientific activities of the Continuing Education Unit (2018), the National Center of  Hematology established a workshop called Megaloblastic anemia and diagnosis

In the main hall of our center on Wednesday and Thursday, 24-25 / 10/2018.

Where he gave the theoretical part Dr(AlaaEddin Muzaffar) and the practical part Dr. (Manal Ali Abdulsaheb)

Malignant anemia is a deficiency of red blood cells caused by a deficiency of vitamin B12. FOLATE the most common symptom of this anemia is fatigue, along with other symptoms such as shortness of breath, skin pigmentation, chest pain, and numbness by hand and foot. , Imbalance, confusion and depression, and a weak reaction if these symptoms are not treated they will become permanent.

Malignant anemia may occur as a result of the lack of the internal factor produced by the wall cells in the stomach and responsible for the absorption of vitamin. B12 The cause of the lack of internal factor maybe an autoimmune disease that attacks the cell walls of the stomach and responsible for its production. Or may occur as a result of genetic defect or after the process of cutting part of the stomach. Another cause of vitamin B12 deficiency is malnutrition, as in vegetarians.

The workshop also included the following topics:

  • Causes of wobbly anemia.

  • Symptoms of wibial anemia and its importance in the digestive system

  • Show anemia caused by a decrease in folate

  • Methods of laboratory diagnosis

  • Megaloblastic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency

Larger images of the blood sample (CBC) were also presented and compared with the CBC patient with anabolic anemia. A bone marrow biopsy and chemical tests were offered to diagnose the disease

The workshop was attended by many doctors, professors and masters students from various universities. and many more specialists from various ministries.