# Anemia (microcytic)
Current hgb *** with b/l ***. MCV ***. No evidence of frank bleed and VSS. Common etiologies of microcytic anemia include iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, thalassemia, toxicity (lead), and nutritional deficiencies.
- Trend CBC
- Iron panel
- Mentzer index (if MCV/RBC count <13, consider thalassemia panel)
jasonJuly 27, 2021 at 4:25 pm
What is b/l?
Patrick SangerJuly 30, 2021 at 11:32 am