According to the Mayo Clinic, enlarged red blood cells, or macrocytosis, is a non-specific medical condition that has a number of different causes. Among the most common are vitami...
Macrocytosis is the enlargement of red blood cells with near-constant ... The
enlarged erythrocytes are called macrocytes or megalocytes (both words have
Enlarged red blood cells (macrocytosis) can be due to many factors.
Red blood cells
also pick up carbon dioxide, a byproduct of burning fuel (blood
sugar) for energy (metabolism), from cells
. Red blood cells
are somewhat unusual in that they don't have a nucleus, which is the area in other cells
that contains our genetic material (DNA)... More »
Jul 23, 2012 ... Megaloblastic anemia is a blood disorder marked by the appearance of very
large red blood cells. Anemia is a blood disorder that results in the ...
I had a blood test a year or 2 ago and the only thing found was "enlarged red
blood cells." My doctor said this was commonly associated with ...
Macrocytosis is the term for enlarged red blood cells. These blood cells, also
known as erythrocytes, may be larger than normal for various reasons that affect
First, there are many reasons for people to have enlarged red blood cells called
macrocytosis, and a person may have macrocytosis and abuse alcohol, b.
May 12, 2015 ... DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent article, you spoke of small red blood cells. I have
large ones. My MCV is 102, with no anemia. What causes this ...