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Pancytopenia and folate deficiency in alcoholics.
  1. C. F. Weston,
  2. M. J. Hall
  1. Department of Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, UK.

    Abstract

    Three alcoholic patients are reported who presented with pancytopenia and macrocytosis due to acute folate deficiency. While folate deficiency is a common finding in alcohol abusers due to abnormalities in diet, intestinal absorption, internal metabolism and excretion, this life-threatening complication has not been well documented.

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