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What does it mean to have microcytosis without anemia?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine
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Microcytosis means the red blood cells are small.
This commonly occurs in iron deficiency but can be seen in a variety of hemoglobin disorders such as thalassemia.

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Microcytosis means the red blood cells are small.
This commonly occurs in iron deficiency but can be seen in a variety of hemoglobin disorders such as thalassemia.
Dr. Edward Gold
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Dr. Agos Luca
Pathology

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Several possible explanations: beta thalassemia trait, beta thalassemia minor, minimal iron deficiency, early sideroblastic anemia, minimal exposure to lead.
The full results need to be discussed with your doctor.

In brief: See below

Several possible explanations: beta thalassemia trait, beta thalassemia minor, minimal iron deficiency, early sideroblastic anemia, minimal exposure to lead.
The full results need to be discussed with your doctor.
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