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Table 2 Etiology for iron deficiency anaemia without gastrointestinal symptoms

From: Predictors of gastrointestinal lesions on endoscopy in iron deficiency anemia without gastrointestinal symptoms

Bleeding Lesions No (%)
Upper gastrointestinal Lesions  
Hiatal Hernia with Cameron Lesion 2 (2.1)
Erosive oesophagitis 6 (6.3)
¶Oesophageal Mass 01(1.1)
Erosive Gastritis 08(8.4)
Gastric Ulcer 05(5.3)
‡Gastric Mass 03(3.2)
†Gastric polyp 04(4.2)
Hypertensive Portal Gastropathy 02(2.1)
Erosive Duodenitis 03(3.2)
Duodenal ulcer 05(5.3)
Lower Gastrointestinal Lesion  
Colonic Ulcer 04(4.3)
††Colonic Mass 02(2.1)
*Colonic Polyp 02(2.1)
Vascular Ectasia in Colon 01(1.1)
Diffuse Diverticular Disease 01(1.1)
Both Upper and Lower gastrointestinal lesion  
Erosive Oesophagitis + Colonic ulceration 01(1.1)
Non Bleeding Lesions  
Helicobacter related Gastritis 14(14.7)
Celiac Disease 03(3.2)
No Endoscopic or Histopathologic lesion 27 (28.4)
  1. ¶Adenocarcinoma, ‡2 were adenocarcinoma, one lymphoma †one GIST, 3 hyperplastic polp, †† adenocarcinoma, * hyperplastic polyp.