Small Cells, Big Problems: A Review of the Microcytic, Hypochromic Anemias

The goal of this course is to provide a review of microcytic, hypochromic anemias which includes iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, sideroblastic anemias, thalassemias and porphyrias. Pathophysiology, clinical features and laboratory findings will be used to differentiate these anemias. Case studies will be included for each type of anemia.