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An unusual case of anaemia and dyspnoea
  1. Morgan P McMonagle,
  2. Martin T Corbally
  1. Department of Surgery, Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin,Dublin 12, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    M P McMonagle
    Department of Surgery, Walsgrave Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK; drmorganmc{at}yahoo.co.uk

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A 10-year-old boy presented to hospital with a 4-week history of lethargy and dyspnoea. There was no definite history of gastrointestinal bleeding. On examination, the patient was pale and breathless, with a soft abdomen and no palpable masses. Laboratory results showed microcytic anaemia, with a haemoglobin concentration of 4.7 g/dl and a mean corpuscular …

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