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July 1993

Anemia in Adolescent Athletes

Author Affiliations

Los Lunas Hospital and Training School PO Box 1269 Los Lunas, NM 87031

Am J Dis Child. 1993;147(7):714. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1993.02160310016003

Sir.—Raunikar and Sabio1 reviewed anemia in the adolescent athlete in the October 1992 issue of AJDC. While I enjoyed their article, I noted that they failed to mention one cause of anemia with which my own 19-year-old athlete daughter presented—repeated donations at school blood drives! We must also remember this worthy cause.

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