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1

Most common type of anemia

Laboratory picture:
________ iron
________ ferritin
________ TIBC

microcytic hypochromic anemia caused by iron deficiency

low iron
low ferritin
high TIBC

2

Most common megaloblastic anemia
Caused by a defect in the synthesis of ______________ or by surgical removal of that part of the stomach that secretes it.

Pernicious anemia
intrinsic factor

3

Oral iron preparations (%w/w)
12% --
18% --
20% --
30% --
33% --
100% --

Oral iron preparations (%w/w)
12% -- ferrous gluconate
18% -- ferric ammonium sulfate
20% -- ferrous sulfate, hydrated
30% -- ferrous sulfate, dried
33% -- ferrous fumarate
100% -- ferrous carbonate / carbonyl iron

4

Triad of hemochromatosis

Skin pigmentation
Cirrhosis
Diabetes mellitus

5

Gastric parietal cells secrete HCl and intrinsic factor. Intrinsic factor is needed for Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) absorption in the _______________. Cobalamin is found in most animal-derived food and is stored in the liver.

distal ileum

6

Folic acid is readily absorbed in the __________________.

proximal jejunum

7

The most important for red blood cell synthesis

hypoxia

8

Oprelvekin (IL-____)

11

9

Filfastrim (____-CSF)

G

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