PEM Pearls

The monthly PEM Pearl MCQ question presents a PEM problem you may encounter in your practice. Submit your answers for a chance to receive a complimentary one-day registration to the Annual Update Conference. The correct response along with a description will appear along with next month’s question by the end of each month.


Subscribe to receive an automatic email notice for monthly PEM Pearl questions.


Click here to view past months’ PEM Pearls

December 2015 PEM Pearl Question

What is the likeliest cause of anemia in this 2 year-old?


A) Thalassemia


B) Iron deficiency


C) Sickle cell disease


D) Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia


E) Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome