Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia blood smear and CBC Reports

  • Decreased RBC size and Hemoglobin content (MCH) and concentration (MCHC) and increased central zone of pallor for more than the third of cell diameter.
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia seen in in Iron deficiency, thalasemia and Anemia of chronic disease.
Increased of RBC central pallor

Increased of RBC central pallor

Microcytic  Hypochromic Anemia smear

Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia smear

Iron deficiency anemia blood smear - Notice the RBC size is smaller than the nucleus of small lymphocyte

Iron deficiency anemia blood smear – Notice the RBC size is smaller than the nucleus of small lymphocyte

CBC Report of Iron deficiency anemia patient

CBC Report of Iron deficiency anemia patient

Peripheral blood smear of Thalassemia patient

Peripheral blood smear of Thalassemia patient

CBC Report of Thalassemia patient

CBC Report of Thalassemia patient

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