Megaloblastic anaemia

Suspect megaloblastic anaemia if the patient presents with macrocytic anaemia, i.e. increased erythrocyte mean cell volume (MCV). Establish the aetiology of the anaemia (usually deficiency of vitamin B12 or folates). Establish the reason for vitamin deficiency. Start specific treatment and monitor treatment response.

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Medicine

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ISBN: 9788869303180