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What is normochromic normocytic anaemia?

Normal red cells, even size, even shape and an area of central pallor <33% of red cell diameter.
There is a still a low Hb count.

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Causes of normochromic normocytic anaemia

Acute blood loss
Anaemia of chronic disease
Autoimmune conditions
Rheumatic disease
Marrow infiltration/fibrosis
Endocrine disease
Haemolytic anaemias