Douglas S. Paauw, MD


November 15, 2019

A 69-year-old man being evaluated for fatigue undergoes colonoscopy, which reveals right-sided colon cancer. Notable results from routine laboratory evaluation are:

  • Hematocrit: 33%

  • Mean corpuscular volume: 72 fL/red cell

  • Ferritin: 3 ng/mL


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