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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Data collected from the DxH 800 included the conventional parameters of red blood cells, reticulocytes, and platelets, as well as many newly described hematologic parameters, such as LHD, microcytic anemia factor, mean sphered cell volume, red cell size factor, immature reticulocyte fraction, mean reticulocyte volume, high-light-scatter reticulocytes, reticulocyte distribution width, and mean platelet volume.
Hb atl Possible conditions Clinical manifestations neonatal screen F only * [beta]-zero thalassemia * Severe microcytic hemolytic major anemia * Premature Infant * Repent screenung is indicated FE * EE * Mierocytosis with mild or no anemia * E [beta]-zero thalassemia * Mild to severe anemia FC * CC * Mild microcytic hemolytic aneima * C [beta]-zero thalassemia * Mild microcytic hemolytic anemia FCA * C [beta]-plus thalassemia * Mild microcytic anemia
9) However, Hb Hope has contributed to serious microcytic anemia when inherited in combination with a particular version of [alpha]-thalassemia called Hemoglobin H disease.
In many cases, the only presenting problem is hypochromic microcytic anemia, which may suggest one of the following:
Normocytic anemias are less common than macrocytic or microcytic anemia.
5) By contrast, beta-thalassemia major (Cooley's anemia), an inherited microcytic anemia, may be associated with iron overload, and levels of ferritin (an iron-storage protein) may be positively correlated with lipid peroxidation product concentrations in this disorder.
Two years later, the woman reported to her physician with joint symptoms from rheumatoid arthritis and was found to have microcytic anemia and a BLL of 64 [micro]g/dL.
The three most common types of microcytic anemia among infants are iron deficiency, thalassemia trait, and hemoglobin EE disease.
Treatment with prednisone and cyclophosphamide was unsuccessful and led to microcytic anemia as a side effect.
A panoply of manifestations ranging from microcytic anemia, abdominal pain, seizures, and even death may ensue.
A routine blood examination on admission revealed severe microcytic anemia.