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a1-year-old is noted to have a microcytic anemia...

asked Jun 12, 2016 in Pediatrics by Rajesh Bahara
a1-year-old is noted to have a microcytic anemia. A follow-up hemoglobin electrophoresis demonstrates an increased concentration of hemoglobin A2. The child is most likely to have?

a. Iron deficiency
b. β-thalassemia trait
c. Sickle cell anemia
d. Chronic systemic illness
e. Lead poisoning

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b. β-thalassemia trait
answered Jun 12, 2016 by Rajesh Bahara

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