Microcytic Sentence Examples
It is characterized by the production of small (microcytic) RBCs.
Anemia resulting from a deficiency of iron is also called microcytic anemia.
When the MCV is below normal, the RBCs will be smaller than normal and are described as microcytic.
The MCHC is low in microcytic, hypochromic anemias such as iron deficiency, but is usually normal in macrocytic anemias.
For example, thalassemia minor and iron deficiency anemia are both microcytic and hypochromic anemias, and overlap in MCV and MCH.Advertisement