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Basophilic Stippling

 
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Overview

Basophilic stippling is the presence of irregular basophilic granules, made up of RNA fragments.
  • Basophilic Stippling
  • Basophilic Stippling
     
  • Causes of Basophilic Stippling

  • Thalassaemia
  • Sideroblastic anaemia
  • Unstable haemoglobins
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Heavy metal poisoning - lead, arsenic, mercury
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