elliptocyte


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el·lip·to·cyte

n. eliptocito, eritrocito, célula roja ovalada.
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A peripheral blood smear showed a marked hypochromic microcytosis with occasional schistocytes, acanthocytes, and numerous elliptocytes.
Section II discusses the specifics of grading individual red blood cell abnormalities and defines a grading system described in words and images for anisocytosis, poikilocytosis, microcytosis, macrocytosis, hypochromia, polychromasia, blister cells, target cells, teardrop cells, schistocytes, sickle cells, spherocytes, acanthocytes, echinocytes, elliptocytes, stomatocytes, Howell-Jolly bodies, basophilic stippling, Pappenheimer bodies, rouleaux, and agglutination.
Peripheral blood showed moderate macrocytosis with occasional microcytes, elliptocytes and occasional teardrop cells.
In severe cases, elliptocytes may accompany microcytes and hypochromic red cells on blood films.