Pernicious Anaemia: The world’s forgotten disease


Chairman of The Pernicious Anaemia Society, Martyn Hooper MBE lifts the lid on the history, causes and diagnosis of the world's forgotten disease

From the time it was first described in the mid-nineteenth century, the cause and treatment of Pernicious Anaemia became the subject of some of the most inquisitive minds in medicine. From the mid-1920's the disease was treatable which, in most cases, meant that it was no longer a fatal condition and over the ensuing decades' treatment improved. Les videre i Open Access: