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Type of anemia seen in hypothyroid? (AIIMS May 10)



A Microcytic
B Macrocytic

C Sideroblastic
D All of the above

Ans. D
All of the above

Diagnosis:

1). T3 T4 and TSH due to lack from the pituitary (Secondary hypothyroidism).

2). TSH, T4, T3 (in Primary hypothyroidism):

3). Increase Cholesterol (FAQ)

4). Normochromic macrocytic anaemia or dimorphic anemia or sideroblastic anemia can occur. (FAQ)

Treatment

1). Young: Levothyroxine (T 4) (Full dose from day 1)

2). ii. Elderly or ischemic heart disease: Start with low dose 25 microg/24h; dose by 25microg/4wks

3). Subclinical thyroid disease Subclinical hypothyroidism suspect if TSH, with normal T4 and T3, and no obvious symptoms. (FAQ)

Management: Treat with thyroxine.

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