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Flashcards in haemotology Deck (4):
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mature red cells

dont have a nucleus

2

microcytic

smaller cells
iron deficiency eg chronic blood loss

3

macrocytic

larger cells
bitamin B12/folate deficience (nuclear defects)
alcohol excess, liver disease, hypothyrodism (membrane deffect)

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normocytic

normal sized cells
acute blood loss
anaemia of chronic disease eg infalmmation and infection