hypochromic anaemia

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Related to hypochromic anaemia: macrocytic anaemia, pernicious anemia
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Noun1.hypochromic anaemia - anemia characterized by a decrease in the concentration of corpuscular hemoglobin
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
Mediterranean anaemia, Mediterranean anemia, thalassaemia, thalassemia - an inherited form of anemia caused by faulty synthesis of hemoglobin
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One of the important causes attributed towards the prevalence of high degree of microcytic hypochromic anaemia was the high incidence of helminthic infestations largely due to hookworm.
Biochemical evaluation showed microcytic hypochromic anaemia.
2,3) A serum ferritin is mandatory if the indices suggest microcytic hypochromic anaemia (MHA).