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1

Which condition presents with smudge/ smear cells?

Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

2

Which conditions may involve target cells?

Liver disease

Iron deficiency anaemia

Hyposplenism

Sickle-cell/thalassaemia

3

Which condition may present with hypersegmented neutrophils?

Megaloblastic anaemia

4

Which conditions may present with Heinz Bodies?

G6PD deficiency

Alpha thalassaemia

5

Which condition may present with tear dropped shaped RBCs?

Myelofibrosis

6

Which conditions may present with schistocytes ('helmet cells')?

Intravascular haemolysis

Mechanical heart valves

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

7

Which conditions may present with spherocytes?

Hereditary spherocytosis

Autoimmune hemolytic anaemia

8

Which condition may present with Howell-Jolly bodies?

Hyposplenism

9

Which condition may present with pencil poikilocytes?

Iron deficiency anaemia

10

Which cell type has a horse shoe shaped nucleus?

Monocytes