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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Non-spiculated variants include target cells, ovalocytes and stomatocytes.
12] deficiency could have been affecting his mental status; consequently, we ordered routine laboratory work-up that included a complete blood count with differential and peripheral smear, which showed macrocytic anemia and ovalocytes.
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.
The peripheral blood picture showed macrocytes, macro ovalocytes, hyper segmented neutrophils, and bone marrow showed erythroid hyperplasia, megaloblastic type (Fig 1).