hypochromia


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hypochromia

[‚hī·pə′krō·mē·ə]
(pathology)
Lack of complete saturation of the erythrocyte stroma with hemoglobin, as judged by pallor of the unstained or stained erythrocytes when examined microscopically.
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2] level was discordant with minimal or absent microcytosis and hypochromia.
The heterozygous and homozygous states for Hb E are benign conditions clinically, but individuals often have red cell microcytosis and/or hypochromia.
The commonest red cell blood pictures among the anaemic clients were microcytic hypochromia and normocytic hypochromia, which are indicative of iron deficiency anaemia.
Microscopic examination of blood films obtained from naturally infected camels showed presence of different morphological changes in erythrocyte such as tear droplet cells, eliptical cells, microcytes, microcytes with nuclear remnants, paler cells, stomatocytes, hypochromia and polychromia (Fig.
Microcytosis was defined as MCV value less than 80 fL and hypochromia was defined as MCHC value less than 32 g/dL.
26) One study on the hematologic impact of 6 or more months of dapsone treatment for leprosy found that more than half of people had hypochromia and anisocytosis while all had an increase in osmotic fragility while taking dapsone as mono or combination therapy.
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.
High prevalence of alpha-thalassemia among individuals with microcytosis and hypochromia without anemia.
Other reported problems are fragile skin, body odors, infectious bacterial and parasitic diseases, acne, dermatisis artefacta, melanoleucoderma, hypochromia and hyperchromia (Charles, 2010a; Ly, 2007; Mahe, Ly & Perret, 2005).