elliptocyte


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el·lip·to·cyte

n. eliptocito, eritrocito, célula roja ovalada.
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Peripheral smear showed elliptocytes which were more than 50%, there was marked anisocytosis, poikilocytosis and red cell fragmentation (fig-1a).
Elliptocytes (Figure 3--Slide G) have elliptical shape and may reflect inherited defect (hereditary elliptocytosis).
HPP is characterized by erythrocyte poikilocytosis and fragmentation, erythrocyte budding, spherocytes, triangulocytes, micropoikilocytosis, microspherocytosis, and occasional elliptocytes, which together result in a pattern reminiscent of thermal injury.
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.