Anorexia nervosa

Last updated: Thursday, 28, October, 2010
ConsequencesAppropriate Tests

FBC, blood film; electrolytes.

Exclude other wasting diseases, including Addison’s disease, AIDS, hypopituitarism, malignancy.

Amenorrhoea

Hypokalaemia

May be due to laxative or diuretic abuse.

Anaemia

RBC morphology may mimic haemolysis.