Episode Heme 4 + 5: Anemias – Which is which? Too big, too small or just right

Similar to Goldilox and the three bears, anemias can be classified as either microcytic, normocytic or macrocytic. This means that the red blood cells are either smaller than usual, normal size or larger than usual.

Once you know the reasons why micro and macrocytic anemias, you’ll NEVER forget it again!

Join Hamed and Andy as they go through the most common conditions that cause anemias.

Listen to the podcast (microcytic anemias)

Listen to podcast (macrocytic and normocytic anemias)

Read the companion notes

Additional learning sources

  1. Toronto Notes 2014
  2. Pathoma series chapter 5