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A patient comes to you with complaint of fatigue, dyspnea on exertion and loss of sensation in his lower extremities, upon neurological examination the patient has decreased vibratory sensation in his both legs and Rhomberg's test is +ve. lab findings shows methlymalonyaciduria and increased homocysteine level. what will be the peripheral blood findings in this patient

a) lymphocytosis
b) leucocytosis
c) hypersegmented neutrophils
d) megaloblasts with open chromatin pattern
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d)megaloblasts with open chromatin pattern
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yes you are rite its c)hypersegmented neutrophils are characterstic findin in vit b12 deficiency in peripheral blood.megaloblasts are seen in bone marrow aspirate not peripheral blood...
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