macrocytic anemia


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Related to macrocytic anemia: microcytic anemia, macrocytic anaemia
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Noun1.macrocytic anemia - anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normalmacrocytic anemia - anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is larger than normal
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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The MCV was above normal in macrocytic anemia and was the lowest in microcytic hypochromic anemia.
A practical approach to differential diagnosis and evaluation of the adult patient with macrocytic anemia.
The spectrum of etiologies associated with macrocytic anemia includes nutritional deficiencies (e.
Interestingly the patient presented had mild macrocytic anemia (hemoglobin 10.
Surgestone and Provames, are used in a range of women's health indications, Speciafoldine is used to treat macrocytic anemia, while Tredemine is a World Health Organization recognized essential medicine to treat tapeworm.
Although the patient had no evidence of macrocytic anemia in complete blood count, we measured the level of vitamin [B.
12] deficiency could have been affecting his mental status; consequently, we ordered routine laboratory work-up that included a complete blood count with differential and peripheral smear, which showed macrocytic anemia and ovalocytes.
Macrocytic anemia might be attributed to Vitamin B12 deficiency or zidovudine therapy.
As no child had Macrocytic anemia so Serum levels of folate and vitamin B12 were not performed.
The suspicion of sepsis was ruled out by the infectious disease department and a severe hyporegenerative macrocytic anemia was discovered.