drepanocyte


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drep·a·no·cyte

n. drepanocito, glóbulo rojo de células falciformes.
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zanthoxyloides has shown drepanocyte (sickling) reversibility, appreciable increase in hemoglobin gelling time, and improved rheological properties of drepanocytary blood [33].
The liver biopsy protocol included preclamping and prerevascularization biopsy with mild siderosis and steatosis, hepatocyte ballooning, rare canalicular cholestasis, and moderate sinusoidal congestion with predominance of drepanocytes (Figure 1).
Sickle cell anemia can be diagnosed by the presence of sickle cells (drepanocytes) in the peripheral blood film with direct microscopic examination.
Qualitative critical results for [children.sup.2] include the following: For hematology--presence of blasts in the blood smear; new diagnosis or findings of leukemia; presence of drepanocytes (sickle cells); atypical lymphocytes, or abnormal reticulocyte count; abnormal erythrocyte indices (mean corpuscular volume, mean corpuscular hemoglobin, mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration).
Red cell shapes Differential diagnosis Irreversibly sickled red Sickle cell syndromes(SS, SC, cells (drepanocytes) Spthalassemia) Target cells (codocytes, Sickle cell disease, haemoglobin mexican hat cells) C trait, haemoglobin CC disease, thalassemias, iron deficiency, Liver disease (cholestasis), asplenia, Fragmented red cells Thrombotic micro-angiopathic (schistocytes, helmet haemolytic anaemias such as cells, keratocytes) Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, haemolytic uraemic syndrome.