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Macrocytic (high MCV) with high folate and high B12?!

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  • Posted By: Jewelweed
  • September 10, 2011
  • 10:58 AM

Age 28, active female

Anemia progressively worsening over the years despite iron, folate, and B12 supplementation

RBC low: 3.46
Hemoglobin low: 11.2
MCV high: 99
RDW high: 14.7

This points to a folate or B12 deficiency.

However,
Serum folate high: >24
Serum B12 high: >1100

Thyroid panel (TSH, FT3, FT4) normal

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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