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Carbohydrates and sulphur-containing compounds in the anaemic buccal epithelium
  1. Allan Jacobs
  1. Department of Pathology, St. Mary's Hospital, London

    Abstract

    Mucosal biopsies from the inside of the cheek show epithelial atrophy, glycogen depletion, and an occasional increase in sulphydryl content in both iron-deficiency and megaloblastic anaemias. These changes are the same in the two types of anaemia but are more marked in the latter group.

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