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Anisocytosis
change in rbc size
Types of anisocytosis
Macrocytes
Microcytes
Macrocytes
rbc too large
seen in vitamin B12 deficiency
leads to Megaloblastic anemia
Microcytes
rbc too small
seen in Fe deficiency
leads to Microcytic anemia
Poikilocytosis
change in rbc shape
types of poikilocytosis
Burr cells
Schistocytes
Burr cells
Spiked membranes
Schistocytes
Damaged/broken rbc
Change in color of rbc
hypochromatic
less Hb, more pale
Spherocytes
change in rbc membrane
no biconcavity
Change in rbc globin chain causes?
target cells
sickle cells