microcytic anaemia

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Related to microcytic anaemia: macrocytic anaemia, megaloblastic anaemia, hypochromic anaemia, pernicious anaemia
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Synonyms for microcytic anaemia

anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal

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An important pitfall to avoid is to regard all microcytic anaemia as being IDA.
The elevated ZPP/H ratios is an indicator of microcytic anaemia of iron deficiency.
Microcytic anaemia mice have a mutation in Nramp2, a candidate iron transporter gene.
Deficiency of B6 results in hypochromic microcytic anaemia due to impaired synthesis of the haem moiety of haemoglobin; erythrocytes are small and pale due to the low content of oxygenated haemoglobin.