microcytic anemia


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Noun1.microcytic anemia - 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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His medical history included congestive heart failure, moderate to severe mitral regurgitation, hypertension, microcytic anemia, and bilateral hearing loss.
Methods: This descriptive study females of child bearing age visiting FMH OPD presenting with hypochromic microcytic anemia were selected by non-probability purposive sampling and screened for beta thalassemia trait.
Results: A total of one hundred and thirty-five individuals with hypochromic microcytic anemia having normal hemoglobin F and hemoglobin A2 3.
The high proportion of microcytic anemia and the fact that gender differences were only seen after the menarche period in women indicate that iron deficiency was the main cause of anemia.
The role of automated measurement of RBC subpopulations in differential diagnosis of microcytic anemia and b-thalassemia screening.
93-fold increased odds of anemia, particularly microcytic anemia.
Initial lab tests revealed leukopenia (white blood cell count, 3200/mcL), microcytic anemia (hemoglobin, 9.
Blood investigations revealed leukocytosis of 10100/cu mm hypochromic microcytic anemia of 8.
Laboratory findings only reported microcytic anemia (MCH: 18.
Of the morphological variants, a higher percentage of hypochromic microcytic anemia ( n = 58, 38.
We believe hypochromic microcytic anemia is the only morphological features for hemorrhagic anemia, and red cell loss caused by infection is the only reason during this process.
The reduction in the production of one or more polypeptide chains generally results in the development and hypochromic microcytic anemia.