What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of anemia?

Updated: Nov 26, 2019
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Imaging studies are useful in the workup for anemia when a neoplastic etiology is suggested. They permit discovery of the neoplasm or centrally located adenopathy. Occasionally, they are useful in detecting or confirming the existence of splenomegaly.

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