Bone marrow - nonneoplastic
Systemic disorders
Copper deficiency

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 June 2017, last major update December 2006

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Bone marrow copper deficiency

Cite this page: Copper deficiency. website. Accessed October 24th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Oral copper gluconate
Microscopic (histologic) description
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Extensive vacuolation of erythroid precursors

Vacuoles in erythroid precursors

Vacuoles in immature granulocytes

Vacuoles in myelocyte and basophilic normoblast

Cytoplasmic vacuoles in two pronormoblasts

Sideroblasts (Prussian blue)

Pelger-Hu√ęt nuclear anomaly

Peripheral smear images

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Dimorphic RBCs

More pronounced anisopoikilocytosis

Differential diagnosis