Which refractory anemias may cause macrocytosis?

Updated: Dec 16, 2018
  • Author: Vincent E Herrin, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Refractory anemias of the following types may cause macrocytosis:

  • Myelodysplastic anemias
  • Myelophthisic anemias (marrow replacement by neoplasm, granuloma, or fibrosis)
  • Acquired sideroblastic anemia

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