Iron deficiency anemia (IDA)

Presentation- Angular cheilosis, atrophic glossitis, pica, koilonychia

Lab- Ferritin<15(Normal: 50~300)→ TIBC>360, SI<50→ MCV<80, Hg↓, Fe/TIBC<18, MCV/RBC>13, reticulocyte↓, RDW↑, sideroblast↓

Treatment- Oral ferrous iron Fe2+, IV Ferric iron Fe3+

*Protoporphyrin- Combined with iron to form heme → Iron↓ make protoporphyrin↑

Published by Steve Johnson

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