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An 8- month-old girl is brought to the clinic by her mother who is concerned that her daughter looks pale. On examination, the girl is pale with no jaundice or splenomegaly. Her CBC shows Hg of 6g/dL, MCV of 60 and reticulocyte count of 0.5%. Upon questioning her mother, she mentioned that she weaned her daughter last month from breastfeeding to cow’s milk.
What is the most likely cause of this anemia?
A- Auto-immune
B- Hemolytic
C- Iron-deficiency
D- Spherocytosis
E- Sickle cell anemia
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