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Anemia of chronic disease

# Which of the following is a feature of anemia of chronic disease ?
A.Increased red cell protoporphyrin
B.Hypoproliferative marrow
C.Normal or increased serum ferritin
D.All of the above


The correct answer is D. All of the above. 

Features of anemia of chronic disease are a low serum iron, increased red cell protoporphyrin, hypoproliferative marrow, transferrin saturation of 15 - 20%, & normal or increased serum ferritin.

Ref: Harrison’s 18th edition, Page 849.

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