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Poikilocytosis

# Poikilocytosis is related to which feature of RBC ?
A. Size
B. Shape
C. Number
D. Colour


The correct answer is: B. Shape.

Variations in red cell shape is called poikilocytosis. Poikilocytosis suggests a defect in the
maturation of red cell precursors in bone marrow or fragmentation of circulating red cells.

Ref: Harrison’s 18th Ed. 450

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