microcytic anaemia

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Related to microcytic anaemia: macrocytic anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia, hypochromic anaemia, pernicious anaemia
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Noun1.microcytic anaemia - anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
microcytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia
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Microcytic anaemia and haemoglobinopathy in Cape Town children.
Blood tests revealed hypochromic microcytic anaemia.
The blood count shows a hypochromic microcytic anaemia with the Hb varying from 25 to 130 g/L and an increased RDW (1).