Evaluation of red cell distribution width in the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia

@article{Sharma2016EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of red cell distribution width in the diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia},
  author={Anuja Sharma and Mahima Sharma and Vandana A. Sharma},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={3733-3736}
}
Background: Iron deficiency anemia is the most common nutritional deficiency world over and in India. It is the most important cause of microcytic hypochromic anemia. Red cell distribution width (RDW) provides quantitative assessment of anisocytosis and could be helpful in differentiating iron deficiency anemia from other microcytic anemias. The objective behind this study was to assess the role of RDW as an early indicator in diagnosing iron deficiency anemia. Methods: A total of 100 cases of… 

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