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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Thalassemia

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Thalassemia:- Thalassemia is a type of blood disorder that is inherited. In this disorder, the body makes an abnormal type of hemoglobin (the oxygen carrying protein in the body). This condition involves an excessive destruction of the red blood cells in the body which leads to anemia. What causes Thalassemia? Hemoglobin is made up of […]

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Sickle cell anemia

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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

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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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