GIM Question 32

A routine CBC of a patient on your ward comes back showing Hgb 90, MCV 86. Your patient has been complaining of new onset fatigue for the past two days.

  1. What classification of anemia is this?
  2. What is your differential diagnosis?
  3. Which of these diagnoses are you most worried about at this time?

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