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Flashcards in Quick Anemia Review based on blood sucking Nematodes Deck (13):
1

What kind of anemia will you see from a slow, insidious GI bleed?

Microcytic because of iron deficiency

2

What kind of anemia is MCV <80?

Microcytic anemia

3

Q: Common cause of what kind of anemia?

Thalassemia alpha and beta

Microcytic anemia

4

What kind of anemia is MCV >100?

Macrocytic anemia

5

Q: Common cause of what kind of anemia?

Sideroblastic anemia

Microcytic

6

Common cause of Macrocytic anemia

B12 and Folate

7

Q: Common cause of what kind of anemia?

Lead poisoning

Microcytic

8

Difference between B12 and Folate deficiency?

Pts with B12 deficiency will have decreased vibration sense and decreased sensation to light touch.

*Basically, neuro symptoms

9

Name of GI disease that causes megaloblastic anemia

Pernicious anemia

10

How does pernicious anemia cause B12 deficiency?

Parietal cell autoimmune destruction

*Can't produce intrinsic factor to absorb B12 in terminal ileum

11

Where is folate absorbed?

Jejunum

12

Where is iron absorbed?

Duodenum

13

Three causes of Microcytic anemia

1. Thalassemia Alpha and Beta
2.Sideroblastic Anemia
3.Lead Poisoning