Megaloblastic Anemia

Megaloblastic Anemia¬†are a heterogeneous group of disorders that share common morphologic characteristics. Erythrocytes are larger & have higher nuclear-to-cytoplasmic ratios compared to normal cells Neutrophils can be hypersegmented Megakaryocytes are abnormal On the cellular level in megaloblastic cells, the maturation of nucleus is delayed, while cytoplasmic development is normal & is characterized by sizable red […]

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Sickle cell anemia


Sickle cell anemia is the most common form of sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is a genetically inherited disorder in which our body makes abnormally shaped sickled red blood cells. The sickled red blood cells take their name from the fact that they are shaped like a sickle (or a crescent). Difference between normal […]

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Multiple Myeloma Symptoms


Multiple Myeloma Symptoms are caused by plasma cell abnormalities. Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer which involves the plasma cells in the blood. Plasma cells are a type of white blood cells in the body which are responsible for making antibodies. These antibodies help your body fight infection. In multiple myeloma these abnormal cells […]

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Megaloblastic anemia treatment


The focus of most Megaloblastic anemia treatment   Most regimes focus on giving the patient folate or cobalamin. Megaloblastic anemia has an increased size of the red blood cells because the substances required for nucleic acid production are not available. By replenishing these two components, the anemia can be reversed. The megaloblastic treatment strategies are […]

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