poikilocytosis


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poikilocytosis

 [poi″kĭ-lo-si-to´sis]
the presence of poikilocytes in the blood.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis),
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis

/poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis/ (-si-to´sis) presence in the blood of erythrocytes showing abnormal variation in shape.

poikilocytosis

[poi′kilō′sītō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, poikilos, variation, kytos, cell, osis, condition
abnormal variation or red blood cell shape in a Wright-stained peripheral blood film. The term "poikilocytosis" is used only when the red blood cell shape cannot be more specifically defined. Compare sickle cell, target cell, ovalocytes, schistocyte.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis)
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia.
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis

A condition in which the red blood cells (erythrocytes) are distorted.

poi·ki·lo·cy·to·sis

(poy'ki-lō-sī-tō'sis)
The presence of poikilocytes in the peripheral blood.
Synonym(s): poikilocythemia.
[poikilocyte + G. -osis, condition]

poikilocytosis

the presence of poikilocytes in the blood.
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Anisocytosis Unexplained peripheral blood cytopenias Anaemia Leucopenia Thrombocytopenia Unexplained high leucocyte counts Jaundice or haemolysis Features suggestive of an inherited haemolytic anaemia Suspected leukaemias or lymphomas Liver or renal failures Severe bacterial sepsis and parasitic infections Advanced cancers with possible bone marrow involvement Cases of nutritional anaemias Others Table 3: Poikilocytosis and differentials.
RBC showed severe poikilocytosis predominantly marked by echinocytes, revealing a toxic disease process with alteration of the RBC membrane.
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.
A peripheral blood film revealed poikilocytosis, anisocytosis, and nucleated red cells.
Review of the concept of poikilocytosis, resistance to deformation in normal subject.
9 Platelets * * * Mean Platelet Volume * * * Neutrophils 7 29 58 Bands 54 50 35 Lymphocytes 10 9 5 Monocytes 7 0 2 Metamyelocyte 12 9 0 Myelocyte 8 2 0 Promyelocyte 2 1 0 Nucleated Red Blood Cells 2 0 2 Polychromasia present [dagger] [dagger] Poikilocytosis present [dagger] present Anisocytosis present [dagger] present Microcytes present [dagger] [dagger] Spherocytes present [dagger] [dagger] Mega-thrombocytes present present [dagger] Absolute Neutrophils 3.
Peripheral smear revealed significant anisocytosis, microcytosis, hypochromia and poikilocytosis.
On the blood smear, there were no shistocytes, spherocytes, poikilocytosis, microcytes, teardrop, or target cells.
The blood film shows hypochromic microcytic red cells with varying degrees of anisocytosis and poikilocytosis, together with target cells and polychromasia.
Peripheral blood smear showed 80% polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PNL), 20% lymphocyte, erythrocytes were hypochrome and demonstrating microcytosis, poikilocytosis and anisocytosis.