How I Diagnose Non-thalassemic Microcytic Anemias.

Abstract

Microcytic anemia is the most common form of anemia, characterized by reduced hemoglobin (Hb) synthesis associated with decreased red blood cell volume (MCV). It is a very heterogeneous group of diseases that may be either acquired or inherited. Microcytic hypochromic anemia can result from defects in globin (hemoglobinopathies or thalassemias) or heme… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.seminhematol.2015.05.002

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