Pharmacology MCQ 493 Answer

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The Correct option is A

Hypochromic Microcytic anemia

  • RBC's – smaller, ↑ zone of central pallor.
  • Hypochromic = ↓ Hb in each RBC
  • Microcytic = ↓ size of each RBC
  • also, RBC’s ↑ anisocytosis (variation in size) and ↑ poikilocytosis (variation in shape).
  • most common cause: Iron Deficiency
  • most common nutritional deficiency: ↓ dietary iron
  • most at risk: children and women in reproductive years (from menstrual blood loss and from pregnancy)

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