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April 15, 1974

Juvenile Achlorhydric Pernicious Anemia With IgA Deficiency: A Family Study

Author Affiliations

From the Blood Research Laboratory, New England Medical Center Hospitals and the Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston.

JAMA. 1974;228(3):334-336. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230280036029

The seventh reported case of achlorhydric juvenile pernicious anemia occurred in a 19-year-old man, who in addition, had a selective IgA deficiency. Family studies reveal pernicious anemia in three consecutive generations, but no other cases of IgA deficiency.

(JAMA 228:334-336, 1974)