Macrocytic Red Blood Cell

  • Macrocytic RBC: MCV >100*
  • Slightly larger than a normal mature RBC which correlates to the MCV of >100 fL
  • Round to oval in shape (lacks a nucleus similar to the normal RBC)
  • Cytoplasm is pink-orange in color with a central pallor (similar to a normal RBC)
Macrocytic RBC - Compare its size with the size of normal lymphocyte nucleus

Macrocytic RBC – Compare its size with the size of normal lymphocyte nucleus

Normal and Macro RBC

Normal and Macro RBC

Normal and Macrocytic  RBCs Comparision

Normal and Macrocytic RBCs Comparision

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