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n. hipocromía, deficiencia de hemoglobina en la sangre.
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In routine investigations her hemoglobin was 9gm% with peripheral blood smear has mild hypochromia, Her HIV, HbsAg were nonreactive.
Three factors are responsible for the pathogenesis of IDA: a) Impaired Hemoglobin synthesisas the serum iron falls & transferring saturation achieves a critical value of <15%, the iron is so depleted that Hb production is impaired resulting in microcytosis first followed by hypochromia of red cells.
PBF showed mild hypochromia, microcytes, and macrocytes.
The characteristic haematological features are microcytosis, hypochromia, increased Haemoglobin Subunit Alpha 2 (HbA2) level on Hb electrophoresis3,4.
Hemoglobin levels were reduced in 75% (n= 37) with hypochromia and microcytosis, Total leucocyte count was mildly raised in 6% (n= 3).
Blood smear shows hypochromia, microcytosis, marked anisocytosis, fragmented and nucleated red cells, polychromasia and occasionally immature leukocytes.
Peripheral blood showed slightly decreased white blood cell count (4x[10.sup.3]/[micro]L), thrombocytopenia (platelet count, 80x[10.sup.3]/[micro]L), mild hypochromia, some nucleated red blood cells (2 per 100 white blood cells), and occasional abnormal cleaved cells.
One patient had macrocytosis, three patients had overt hypochromic microcytic indices, five had borderline hypochromia and microcytosis while the remaining one had normocytic normochromic indices.
Clinical value of hypochromia markers in the detection of latent iron deficiency in nonanemic premenopausal women.
Red cells having MCH 11.0 g/dl), microcytosis was seen in 107 (22.6%) cases while hypochromia was present in 72 (15.2%) children.
Biomarkers of hypochromia: The contemporary assessment of iron status and erythropoiesis.
Peripheral smear showed anemia with mild hypochromia, rouleaux, rare spherocytes, thrombocytopenia, mature white blood cells with toxic neutrophils, and absence of schistocytes.