A type of anemia where red blood cell quantities decrease due to failure by the intestines to absorb Vitamin B-12. It is severe hyperchromic anemia that occurs when the stomach does not make enough intrinsic factor to aids in proper absorption of vitamin B12.

Also Known As

  • Macrocytic Achylic Anemia
  • Congenital Pernicious Anemia
  • Juvenile Pernicious Anemia
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Malabsorption)
  • Anemia- Intrinsic Factor
  • Anemia-IF
  • Anemia- Atrophic Gastritis
  • Biermer Anemia
  • Addison Anemia