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Basophilic stippling of erythrocytes in peripheral blood smear of a patient with chronic lead poisoning (1)

Basophilic stippling of erythrocytes indicated by black arrows. (Source: Dr. Herbert L Fred and Hendrik A van Dijk via Wikimedia Commons, Accessed October 11, 2022. Creative Commons Attribution [CC-BY 2.0] License, Figure edited by Dr. Douglas J Lanska.)

Associated Disorders

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Communication disorder
  • Developmental delay
  • Hyperactivity
  • Iron deficiency
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Language disorder
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental retardation
  • Pica