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The significance of Howell-Jolly bodies and giant metamyelocytes in marrow smears

Authors
  • D. W. Dawson
  • H. P. R. Bury
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1961
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Medicine
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Abstract

Howell-Jolly bodies in erythroid precursors can be found in the marrow in a variety of diseases. More than 1% in the later erythroblasts is rarely found except in vitamin B12 or folic acid deficiency states.

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