USMLE step 2 Mcq 150:A 27 year old female has a routine pre-employment blood test

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Question:
A 27 year old female has a routine pre-employment blood test . She is told by her doctor that her red blood cells are smaller than normal. In which of the following conditions would the mean corpuscular volume of the red blood cells be decreased?

a) folic acid deficiency
b) vitamin B12 deficiency
c) chronic iron deficiency
d) alcoholism
e) reticulocytosis


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