Folate Deficiency - Causes of Decreased Folic Acid
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Folate Deficiency - Causes of Decreased Folic Acid
↓ Intake: Diet, Age, Alcohol
↑ Demand: Pregnancy, Infancy, Hemolysis, Malignancy, Severe dermatitis
↓ Absorption: Coeliac disease, Enteritis, Jejunal resection
Drugs: Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Trimethoprim, Phenytoin, OCPs

Dr. Keith Siau @drkeithsiau

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