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What does a high rdw in a cbc indicate?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Depends...: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/red_blood_cell_distribution_width -- RDW is a measure of the variation of red blood cell (rbc) volume. What it indicates depends on the context of other lab values and history and physical exam.

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