Types of microcytic, hypochromic anemia... Iron deficiency will have a high RDW with low ferritin... Thalassemia's will have normal RDW and elevated ferritin (due to RBC turnover)... after thalassemia is suspected, electrophoresis should be done to distinguish alpha (normal) from beta (elevated HbA2 levels)

Types of microcytic, hypochromic anemia... Iron deficiency will have a high RDW with low ferritin... Thalassemia's will have normal RDW and elevated ferritin (due to RBC turnover)... after thalassemia is suspected, electrophoresis should be done to distinguish alpha (normal) from beta (elevated HbA2 levels)

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Hipocromia  / Hypochromic anemia

Hipocromia / Hypochromic anemia

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Sideroblastic anemia. Presence of anemia + ringed sideroblasts. Hypochromic, BIMODAL RBC population. +/- Pappenheimer bodies (iron). Increased iron stores in BM.  All iron studies are elevated (but distinguish from hemochromocytosis because SA has low hgb and low MCV). CAUSES: ACQUIRED = RARS, meds, alcohol, Pearson syndrome and low copper. VAST MAJORITY HAVE CLONAL DEFECT. MACROCYTIC. >15% RS. INHERITED = rare, X-linked. ALAS2 gene. MICROCYTIC. Can try giving a ton of B6.

Sideroblastic anemia. Presence of anemia + ringed sideroblasts. Hypochromic, BIMODAL RBC population. +/- Pappenheimer bodies (iron). Increased iron stores in BM. All iron studies are elevated (but distinguish from hemochromocytosis because SA has low hgb and low MCV). CAUSES: ACQUIRED = RARS, meds, alcohol, Pearson syndrome and low copper. VAST MAJORITY HAVE CLONAL DEFECT. MACROCYTIC. >15% RS. INHERITED = rare, X-linked. ALAS2 gene. MICROCYTIC. Can try giving a ton of B6.

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Article about Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia

Article about Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia

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Hypochromic Anemia | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Hypochromic Anemia | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

normocytic hypochromic anemia - Google Search

normocytic hypochromic anemia - Google Search

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What are the causes of microcytic hypochromic  anemia? (Arabic) أنيميا ن...

What are the causes of microcytic hypochromic anemia? (Arabic) أنيميا ن...

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Microcytic, hypochromic anemia

Microcytic, hypochromic anemia

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Repeated infection results in larval dermatitis with later pulmonary symptoms, microcytic hypochromic anemia from chronic blood loss if heavy infection and poor diet; diagnosis eggs in feces.

Repeated infection results in larval dermatitis with later pulmonary symptoms, microcytic hypochromic anemia from chronic blood loss if heavy infection and poor diet; diagnosis eggs in feces.

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