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This review covers the role of ultrasonography as an essential non-invasive diagnostic approach when facing patients with anemia, a common clinical problem. Abdomen ultrasound is well recognized as a first-line examination in the setting of blood loss, both acute and chronic. Less is clear about the additional opportunities, given by ultrasound in anemia, due to the many other possible causes.
Here we provide information on the utility of ultrasound in different contexts and a practical guide for clinicians facing anemic patients