38-Year-Old Woman With Increasing Fatigue and Dyspnea

Khambatta, Sherezade; Nguyen, Douglas L.; Wittich, Christopher M.
April 2010
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2010, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p392
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 38-year-old woman with increasing fatigue and dyspnea. She was taken to the emergency department and even minimal exertion has caused shortness of breath. Her medical history revealed that she had undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure for 16 years. It was found out that the development of patient's iron deficiency anemia was caused by gastric bypass surgery.


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