Which symptoms should be explored when obtaining a history for suspected anemia?

Updated: Oct 08, 2018
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Explore the presence or the absence of symptoms suggesting an underlying disease, such as cardiac, hepatic, and renal disease; chronic infection; endocrinopathy; or malignancy. A geographic history can also be important in establishing an etiology.


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