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A 24-year-old woman has been suffering from prolonged and frequent menses (i.e., menometrorrhagia) for 7 months. She now complains of light-headedness when she stands erect from sitting. She weighs 120 lb (54.4 kg) at a height of 5 ft, 4 in. (1.63 m). Her blood pressure sitting is 110/80 with a regular heart rate at 80 beats per minute, and she exhibits orthostatic hypotension with 95/60 after 30 seconds. Her blood hemoglobin level is 10 g/dL. Which of the following laboratory test results is most likely those of this patient? (A) Serum iron level of 100 g/dL, total iron-binding capacity (TIBC) of 300 g/dL (B) Serum iron level of 200 g/dL, TIBC of 300 g/dL C) Serum iron level of 40 g/dL, TIBC of 120 g/dL (D) Serum iron level of 40 g/dL, TIBC of 400 g/dL (E) Serum ferritin level of 200 ng/mL
Posted on: Sun, 09 Mar 2014 06:32:33 +0000

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