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Test Findings

Macrocytic Hyperchromic Anaemia



    • Look For

    • Reduced serum haemoglobin, haematocrit and red cell count
    • Elevated MCV (>100fL)
    • Elevated MCH / MCHC
    • Causes of Macrocytic Hyperchromic Anaemia

    • Megaloblastic anaemia - B12 / folate deficiency, drugs
    • Myelodysplastic syndrome
    • Post splenectomy
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Chronic liver disease
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