Haematology

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Haematology
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2010-10-10 20:28:18
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  1. Name 3 causes of Hypochromic Microcytic anaemia.
    • Fe deficiency
    • Thalassaemia
    • Anaemia of chronic disease (severe) - chronic diseases include infections, inflammations, malignancy
  2. Name 3 causes of normochronic normocytic anaemia.
    • Blood loss or haemolysis
    • Marrow failure
    • Anaemia of chronic disease (mild)
  3. Name 5 causes of macrocytic anaemia?
    • Vit B12
    • Folic acid deficiency
    • Alcohol
    • Liver disease
    • Hypothyroidism
  4. Name 5 category of causes for folic acid deficiency.
    • Inadequate intake
    • Impaired absorption
    • Drugs
    • Increased requirement
    • Blocked activation
  5. Two causes of inadequate folic acid intake.
    • Poor diet e.g. lack of fresh vegetables
    • Alcoholism
  6. Name 3 drugs causing folic acid deficiency.
    • Anticonvulsants
    • COCP
    • Methotrexate (blocked activation)
  7. Name 4 causes of Vit B12 deficiency.
    • Vegan
    • Absorption disorders - surgery to terminal ileum, gastrectomy, IBD, celiac disease, Whipples disease...etc
    • Drugs - colchicine, ETOH
    • Increased requriement - hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, malignancy

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