Acute or chronic blood loss is one of the first considerations in the search for the causes. The diagnosis is usually based on the patient history, physical examinations and a stool test for occult blood (Haemoccult test). Sometimes, however, further tests on occult bleeding are necessary. Anemia is strictly speaking not a diagnosis, but the manifestation of an underlying disease. Therefore, it should also searched for the presence of a…

September 3, 2018