Anemia and Hashimoto Thyroiditis

Caroline Cromwell, MD and Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA

Dr. Cromwell: Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY
Dr. Kahn: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2013. ISSN: 1931-6860.


What laboratory data should you request intially?

Peripheral blood smear
Reticulocyte Count
Thyroid function tests
B12 and folate testing
Serum iron studies (iron, total iron binding capacity, ferritin)
Liver function tests (LFTs)
Bone marrow aspiration
Coombs test
Chest X-ray

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