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Iron-deficiency Anemia, Peripheral Blood Smear | by euthman
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Iron-deficiency Anemia, Peripheral Blood Smear

This is a trashy smear, but it does show an extremely advanced case of the microcytic/hypochromic anemia characteristic of iron deficiency. The mean corpuscular volume (MCV) was 55 fL (reference range: 80 - 94 fL).

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Taken on March 8, 2010