microcytic 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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Thalassemia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any child with hypochromic, microcytic anaemia that does not respond to iron supplementation.
In the laboratory tests, an increase in inflammatory parameters, hypalbuminaemia, hypokalaemia, hypocalcaemia, and microcytic anaemia associated with iron deficiency are determined.
A blood film would have shown a hypochromic microcytic anaemia.
Females of child bearing age (16 - 45 years) who presented with hypochromic microcytic anaemia were included in the study.
The differential diagnosis for microcytic anaemia includes anaemia of chronic disorder (ACD), thalassaemia trait and sideroblastic anaemia.
The two most common aetiologies of microcytic anaemia i.e., BTT and IDA, are seen in both children and adults.
Microcytic anaemia and haemoglobinopathy in Cape Town children.
16.9%) were found to have microcytic anaemia. A logical explanation of this is the fact that an overwhelming majority of Pakistani population suffers from IDA which is a common cause of microcytic anaemia8.
Iron deficiency anaemia, the most commonly recognized form of nutritional deficiency, is prevalent among infants and young children as hypochromic microcytic anaemia. .
Microcytic anaemia was defined according to cut-offs proposed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (1-2 years: <77 fL; 3-5 years: <79 fL; 6-11 years: <80 fL; 12-15 years: <82fL; >15 years: <85 fL) [7].
244 cases (77%) had picture of microcytic anaemia (iron deficiency) on PBS, 16 (5%) cases with dimorphic picture (iron and folate deficiency), followed by megalobalstic (folate or vitamin B12 deficiency) and Pl.
Patients were presented mostly with weight loss, diarrhoea, microcytic anaemia, and arthralgias.