Autosomal recessive sideroblastic anemia

What is Autosomal recessive sideroblastic anemia?

Congenital autosomal recessive sideroblastic anemia (ARSA) is a non-syndromic, microcytic/hypochromic sideroblastic anemia, present from early infancy and characterized by severe microcytic anemia, which is not pyridoxine responsive, and increased serum ferritin.

Other condition names

  • ARSA
  • Congenital sideroblastic anemia

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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