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What is the cause of having macrocytes and hypochromia present? What is the treatment?

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Dr. Magdy Shaaban
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Macrocyte/hypochromi

macrocytes.
causes. B12/folate deficiency. or liver disease or myelodysplastic syndrome hypothyroidism,and increased number of reticulocytes as in hemolysis or if agglutinations of RBC may give false high MCV.hypochromia low hgb in the RBC may be low iron .anemia of chronic disease

In brief: Macrocyte/hypochromi

macrocytes.
causes. B12/folate deficiency. or liver disease or myelodysplastic syndrome hypothyroidism,and increased number of reticulocytes as in hemolysis or if agglutinations of RBC may give false high MCV.hypochromia low hgb in the RBC may be low iron .anemia of chronic disease
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
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