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Normocytic anemia - prominent spleen 'seen' during colonoscopy - ct scan (2weekslater) spleen normal - left up ab pain, further investigation needed?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Anemia in a 23 year male needs investigation as it suggests blood loss, lack of dietary iron or malabsorption. For the spleen size, I would trust the CT finding. Abdominal pain is an additional reason for further investigation.

Answered May 10, 2014

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