Anemia Definition and Classification Quiz

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What is the hemoglobin level range for a male to be considered as having mild anemia?

9.5 -11.9g/dl

Which symptom is not mentioned as a sign of anemia?

Angina of effort

Which condition is associated with spoon-shaped nails in the context of anemia?

Iron deficiency

What is the hemoglobin level range for a female to be considered as having severe anemia?

< Hb 6.5g/dl

What type of anemia is associated with leg ulcers?

Sickle cell anemia

What is the most common cause of iron deficiency anemia?

Poor dietary intake of iron

Which condition is characterized by severely macrocytic anemia (MCV > 125)?

Megaloblastic anemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency

What is the primary cause of inadequate production of erythrocytes in hypoplastic and aplastic anemia?

Failure of stem cells

In iron deficiency anemia, what may lead to gastrointestinal bleeding resulting in blood loss?

Hookworm infestation

What is the most common diagnostic indicator of iron deficiency anemia?

Microcytic red blood cells

What is the hemoglobin level range for an adult male to be considered as having mild anemia?

9.5 - 11.9 g/dl

What is a specific sign of anemia associated with thalassemia major?

Bone deformities

What type of anemia is characterized by acute hemorrhage?

Blood loss anemia

What is the hemoglobin level range for an adult female to be considered as having severe anemia?

< 6.5 g/dl

What is a non-specific sign of anemia?

Paler skin, conjunctiva & mucous membrane

Test your knowledge of the definition and classification of anemia, including the hemoglobin levels for normal, mild, moderate, and severe anemia according to the WHO standards.

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