microcytic anemia


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microcytic anemia

[¦mī·krə¦sid·ik ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any form of anemia in which small erythrocytes occur in the blood.
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G] for newly described erythrocyte parameters, such as microcytic anemia factor, mean sphered cell volume, or red cell size factor, were less than 5%, except for LHD, which showed greater intraindividual and interindividual variations (Table 1).
The disease is characterized by hypochromic microcytic anemia with ring sideroblasts and early onset, nonprogressive spinocerebellar ataxia.
A complete blood count showed microcytic anemia that was subsequently attributed to menorrhagia.
They had microcytic anemia, were clinically stable, and should have been given iron replacement instead.
In patients with hypochromic microcytic anemia without [beta]-thalassemia trait and iron deficiency, a simple reticulocyte stain can serve as a useful early rapid screening tool for detecting inclusions in patients with HbH disease.
ABSTRACT: Thrombocytopenia and microcytic anemia are two laboratory findings that alone or together suggest an underlying disease process.
Some causes of microcytic anemia, most notably iron deficiency, are characterized by an increase in RDW.
Mutation within Nramp2 causes microcytic anemia in mk mutant mice because of severe defects in intestinal iron uptake (46).
When investigating a microcytic anemia, the differentiation between thalassemia trait and iron deficiency is an important consideration.
The adequate investigation of microcytic anemia includes measurement of serum ferritin.
The microcytic anemia group consisted of plasma samples from 43 microcytic patients (mean corpuscular volume <70 fl) whose samples were submitted for hemoglobin electrophoresis.