Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis

Hereditary pyropoikilocytosis
Author: Teresa Scordino
Category: Morphologic variants of normal cells > Morphologic variants of Red Blood Cells/precursors > Normal Red blood cell morphology with resting lymphocyte for comparison > Poikilocytosis
Published Date: 01/13/2016

•The red blood cells in this patient with hereditary pyropoikilocytosis show marked variation in size (anisocytosis) and shape (poikilocytosis).  The CBC would show an increased red cell distribution width (RDW).