Which condition is depicted in the figure?
1. Aplastic anemia
2. Sickle cell anemia
3. Iron deficiency anemia
4. Acquired thrombocytopenia
Correct Answer: Option 2.
Option 1: Aplastic anemia is not characterized by sickle- or crescent-shaped erythrocytes.
Option 2: Sickle cell anemia is characterized by sickle- or crescent-shaped erythrocytes. In this case, the image depicts the presence of crescent-shaped erythrocytes.
Option 3: Iron deficiency anemia is not characterized by sickle-shaped erythrocytes.
Option 4: Acquired thrombocytopenia is associated with a decrease in platelets.