polychromatophilia

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Related to polychromasia: basophilic stippling

pol·y·chro·mat·o·phil·i·a

 (pŏl′ē-krō-măt′ə-fĭl′ē-ə) also pol·y·chro·mo·phil·i·a (-krō′mə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
Affinity for more than one type of stain, especially for both basic and acidic stains.

pol′y·chro·mat′o·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk), pol′y·chro·mat′o·phile′ adj.
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In addition to the sickled RBCs, 13 had normoblasts and polychromasia, 15 had neutrophilic leucocytosis and 12 had thrombocytopenia.
Polychromasia was found in 15% of patients, and target cell was detected in 12% of patients.
3fL, anisocytosis, polychromasia and a reticulocyte count =2%.
Polychromasia on PBF is synonymous with reticulocytosis.
A review of the peripheral blood film confirmed true thrombocytopenia, marked fragmentation of red blood cells, the extensive presence of schistocytes, polychromasia and nucleated red blood cells.
Haemolysis was confirmed by the detection of marked numbers of schistocytes, moderate numbers of spherocytes and mild polychromasia on blood film, and elevated serum lactate dehydrogenase and bilirubin (Figures 1 and 2).
A peripheral blood film showed mild anemia with microcytes, no significant polychromasia or poikilocytosis, and neutrophils with prominent granulation.
The monkey had moderate anemia with unremarkable values of both mean corpuscular volume and mean corpuscular hemoglobin, indicating a normocytic normochromic anemia characterized by severe poikilocytosis and polychromasia, with many echinocytes, and moderate Howell-Jolly bodies, in addition to leukopenia with moderate neutropenia.
The peripheral blood film showed dimorphic picture with polychromasia, nucleated RBCs and spherocytes.
1) showed a leukoerythroblastic picture with marked polychromasia, large number of circulating nucleated red blood cells and marked poikilocytosis including blister cells, spherocytes and echinocytes, consistent with oxidative hemolysis.
9]/L (reference 9-30) with atypical lymphocytes; a hemoglobin level of 202 g/L (reference 135-195); abnormal erythrocyte morphology, including macrocytosis, polychromasia, and poikilocytosis; and a platelet count of 98,000 x [10.
A thin blood film disclosed erythrocyte fragmentation and polychromasia, a microscopic examination of the urine revealed a few erythrocytes and leukocytes.