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Question
5 out of 6
 

True about Anaemia of Chronic Diseases are all except



A HB level is usually in the range of 4 to 6 gram%

B Increased serum ferritin

C TIBC is low or normal

D Transferrin saturation is reduce or normal

Ans. A

HB level is usually in the range of 4 to 6 gram%

Table - Diagnosis of Hypoproliferative Anemias (Ref. Hari- 18th ed., Pg. 850, table 103.6)

Tests

Iron Deficiency

Inflammation

Renal Disease

Hypometabolic States

Anemia

Mild to severe

Mild

Mild to severe

Mild

MCV (fL)

60–90

80–90

90

90

Morphology

Normo-microcytic

Normocytic

Normocytic

Normocytic

S. Iron

<30

<50

Normal

Normal

TIBC

>360

<300

Normal

Normal

Saturation (%)

<10

10–20

Normal

Normal

Serum ferritin (g/L)

<15

30–200

115–150

Normal

Iron stores

0

2–4+

1–4+

Normal

Extra Edge

Transferrin saturation, measured as a percentage. It is the ratio of serum iron and total iron-binding capacity, multiplied by 100.