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    peripheral blood of a patient with iron deficiency anemia

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    The peripheral blood of a patient with iron deficiency anemia will most likely show what picture?

    a) microcytic, hypochromic red cells
    b) microcytic, normochromic red cells
    c) macrocytic, hypochromic red cells
    d) normocytic, hypochromic red cells
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    Answer is A
    is the most common type of anemia worldwide, it could be because of bleeding from the gi tract or loss during the menstruation

    but in chronic diseases like cancer you may get a hypo micro anemia first and then a normo normo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maixungphong
    The peripheral blood of a patient with iron deficiency anemia will most likely show what picture?

    a) microcytic, hypochromic red cells
    b) microcytic, normochromic red cells
    c) macrocytic, hypochromic red cells
    d) normocytic, hypochromic red cells
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    Thats what I sayd, the answer is A

    And then I talk about cancer goes from A to normo-normo anemia
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    the answer is A
    i found answer on Iron Deficiency knowlege base

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