Case 36 – the beginning

A 22 year old women has her antenatal booking in bloods taken.

Her FBC shows

Hb 10.2 g/dl

MCV 71 fL (77-95fL)

MCH 22 pg (26-33 pg)

MCHC 33 g/dl (31-36g/dl)

RDW 12.5% (11.5-14.5%)

What features may be present on her blood film?

Following these results what further assessment/investigation should be carried out?

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One Response to Case 36 – the beginning

  1. shaimaa abdelmalik says:

    microcytic hypochromic cells for iron profile and Hb electrophoresis

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