Anisocytosis

From Dog

Anisocytosis refers to differing sizes of cells, particularly erythrocytes and leukocytes.

In dogs, this is commonly seen in:

- Anisocytosis with microcytosis - Iron deficiency, sickle cell anemia
- Anisocytosis with macrocytosis - Folate or vitamin B12 deficiency, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, cytotoxic chemotherapy, chronic hepatitis, myelodysplastic syndrome
- Anisocytosis with normocytosis - Early iron, vitamin B12 or folate deficiency, dimorphic anemia, chronic hepatitis, myelodysplastic syndrome