Test Findings
 

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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