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Microcytic Hypochromic Anaemia

April 20th, 2020


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  • Reduced serum haemoglobin, haematocrit and red cell count
  • Reduced MCV (<80fL)
  • Reduced MCH / MCHC
  • Causes of Microcytic Hypochromic Anaemia

  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Thalassaemia
  • Congenital sideroblastic anaemia
  • Anaemia of chronic disease
  • Lead poisoning
  • Hyperthyroidism
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