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Microcytic Hypochromic Anaemia



    • Look For

    • 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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