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A condition in which erythrocytes are distorted in shape.
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A peripheral smear showed occasional teardrop cells
with a leuco-erythroblastic reaction and no fragments or platelet clumping.
For instance, myelofibrosis can be quickly diagnosed using this integrated manner using cytopenia(s) as criterium/criteria in combination with the detection of teardrop cells
The blood smear showed microcytosis, hypochromia, teardrop cells
, and target cells.
It is important to note that there is no evidence of teardrop cells
or leukoerythroblastosis as these would be more indicative of PMF.