Answer :USMLE step 2 Mcq 258:A 52 year old white male is found to have some abnormalities in his peripheral blood smear

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Correct Answer: C

Explanation:
Hypersegmented changes in the white blood cells is referred to as right shift. This also indicates that there are few immature cells in the differential.A increased number of white blood cells in the peripheral blood (choice a) is called a leukocytosis<br>A decreased number of white blood cells in the peripheral blood (choice b) is called a leukopenia.An increased number of immature white blood cells in the peripheral blood (choice d) is a left shift, or a shift to the left.An increased number of immature red blood cells in the peripheral blood (choice e) is a reticulocytosis


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