ovalocytes

ovalocytes

[ō′vəlōsīts′]
Etymology: L, ovalis, egg-shaped; Gk, kytos, cell
elliptical or oval-shaped red blood cells with pale centers occasionally found in patients with hereditary elliptocytosis. See also elliptocytosis.
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There was a normochromic, normocytic anemia with marked anisopoikilocytosis that included occasional ovalocytes and dacryocytes.
WBC Toxic granulations 28 Dohle bodies 5 Vacuolations 38 Smudge cells 32 Clefted lymphocytes 10 Hairy projections 2 Auer rods 2 RBC Anisocytosis 54 Poikilocytosis 31 Microcytosis 7 Macrocytosis 2 Hypochromasia 3 Polychromasia 35 Echinocytes (burr cells) 19 Dacrocytes (teardrops) 16 Spherocytes 6 Target cells 2 Acanthocytes 1 Ovalocytes 28 Schistocytes 5 Stomatocytes 2 Howell-Jolly bodies 1 Basophilic stipplings 5 Platelet Clumped platelets 3 Platelet satellitosis 5 Large platelets 8 Giant platelets 8 Overall Cell Morphology Code Concordance, Overall Type % Concordance, % WBC Toxic granulations 78.
The red cell morphology showed anisocytosis, poikilocytosis with occasional teardrop cells, spherocytes, ovalocytes, and a few schistocytes.
Peripheral smear showed numerous microcytes and ovalocytes.
On the peripheral blood smear, RBC morphology showed slight anisocytosis with few ovalocytes and many schistocytes, WBC morphology was within normal ranges, and platelet morphology was normal.