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CELL-DYN Ruby

ALPHA THALASSEMIA

Description

This case differs in that the patient is not particularly anemic and the RBC count is clearly increased. This pattern of microcytic erythrocytosis could be suggestive of thalassemia, which was later confirmed by supplementary examination. The low MCH is compatible with α– or β-thalassemia, but does not exclude concomitant iron deficiency.

Numerical Results

 
WBC 5.67 10e3/μL
NEU 2.43 42.861 %
BLST 0.00 0.00 %
MONe .495 8.72 %
EOS .179 3.16 %
BASO .045 .798 %
LYMe 2.521 44.486 %

 
RBC 6.41 10e6/μL
HGB 12.0 g/dL
HCT 40.1 %
MCV 62.6 fL RBC MORPH
MCH 18.7 pg
MCHC 30.0 g/dL
RDW 12.4 %

 
PLT 315. 10e3/μL
MPV  7.07 fL

 
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CELL-DYN Ruby Casebook. α-Thalassemia. 2018. ADD-00005070. p.33
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