Anemia

Paul K. Schick, MD

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
Research Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Lankenau Hospital (LIMR), Wynnewood, PA

This case was reviewed and updated in September 2012 by Dr. Peter Marks and members of the Teaching Cases Subcommittee.

Copyright of the American Society of Hematology, 2006. ISSN: 1931-6860.

IV. DIFFERENTAL DIAGNOSIS

Which of the following is included in the differential diagnosis of microcytic hypochromic anemias? Select all that apply.

Anemia of chronic disease (also known as the anemia of inflammation)
Iron deficiency
Sideroblastic anemia
Thalassemia

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