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Forum Name: Hematology Topics
|gikme - Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:08 am||
i was confussed that some ppl told me that i have anemia some told me that i have leukemia and some told me that i have low volume in iron, which is the answer?
details of my checkup are;
heamoglobin 14.1 (12.5-17.5)gm
RBC 6.2(4.5-6.0) **HIGH
MCHC 311 (310-350)**the doctor said its low
platetelet count 287 (150-400)
TOtal WBC 7.4(4-11)
neutrophils 54 (40-75)
basophils 0 (0-1)
the summary is
RBC ;Anisopoikilocytosis with hypocromasia. there are mostly microcytes with spheroctes,ovalocytes,target and pencil cells. some cells are hypochromic and some normochromic.
red cell distribution;normal
WBC;normal ,.no abnormal cells seen in PBF studied
platetlets adequate in number and normal in morphology
Impression:erythrocytosis with hypochromic and they suggest me to go hb-electrophoresis.
1) my question is from the above reading what will happen to me?from the red blood cells is it abnormal?
2) or shall i go for the test?
3) i developed eczeama last year, but the dermatologist told me that its a genetic ; so i diditn take much concern into this matter.
4) finally m i fit to work?
thank you for whoever help me with this dilemma..
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Sun Jul 16, 2006 10:40 pm||
Causes of true erythrocytosis include:
I dvise you to repeat the CBC with blood smear, to meausre the level of reticlucytes, blood urates, liver and kideny function tests. If there is a family history of erythrocytosis,a hemoglobin electrophoresis for proper investigation of hereditary hemoglobinopathies , variants with high-oxygen-affinity (low p50).
Keep on follow up with your doctor and keep us updated.
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