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Noun1.microcytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the bloodmicrocytosis - a blood disorder characterized by the presence of microcytes (abnormally small red blood cells) in the blood; often associated with anemia
microcytic anaemia, microcytic anemia - anemia in which the average size of erythrocytes is smaller than normal
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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Laboratory investigations were all within normal range, except for mild microcytosis.
12] and folate deficiency may lead to macrocytosis, while iron deficiency or inherited disorders of haemoglobin may produce microcytosis.
Thus, our results showed that IDA in patients with RA is characterized by RBC microcytosis and hypochromia, a reduction in serum iron and ferritin levels, and an increase in serum transferrin and erythropoietin concentrations (Table 2).
The clinical manifestations of thalassemia can range from mild anemia with microcytosis ([beta]-thalassemia trait) to fatal Hb Barts hydrops fetalis (4 alpha-gene deletions).
The spore crystals also produced anemialike effects, such as increased microcytosis (abnormally small red blood cell) and hypochromia (deficient color).
This retrospective study aimed to determine the prevalence of preoperative anaemia, hypochromia and microcytosis in cardiac surgery patients.
These changes are then followed by the development of frank microcytosis and hypochromia and are therefore helpful in identifying early stages of iron deficiency, especially in conditions where biochemical markers are not informative.
Patients with iron deficiency anemia and other causes of microcytosis were excluded from the study.
Finally, heterozygous [beta]-thalassemia ([beta]-thal trait) may mimic the usual hematologic indicators of ID by producing hypochromia and microcytosis.
On Monday morning, we were shocked to see band counts of 20 to 30 on almost every dog slide and a 4 + microcytosis on each of the cats.