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Name 3 causes of Hypochromic Microcytic anaemia.
Anaemia of chronic disease (severe) - chronic diseases include infections, inflammations, malignancy
Name 3 causes of normochronic normocytic anaemia.
Blood loss or haemolysis
Anaemia of chronic disease (mild)
Name 5 causes of macrocytic anaemia?
Folic acid deficiency
Name 5 category of causes for folic acid deficiency.
Two causes of inadequate folic acid intake.
Poor diet e.g. lack of fresh vegetables
Name 3 drugs causing folic acid deficiency.
Methotrexate (blocked activation)
Name 4 causes of Vit B12 deficiency.
Absorption disorders - surgery to terminal ileum, gastrectomy, IBD, celiac disease, Whipples disease...etc
Drugs - colchicine, ETOH
Increased requriement - hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, malignancy