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identify and describe

schistocyte 

erithrocyte fragments with pointed extremities

2

identify and describe

prekeratocyte aka blister cell

 

RBC containing 1 or more intact holes

3

identify and describe

keratocyte aka helmet cell

 

RBC with ruptured holes

4

identify and describe

acanthocyte aka spur cell

 

RBC with irregularly spaced and variably sized spicules

5

identify and describe

echinocyte aka burr  cells

 

spiculated Rbc, evenly spaced, of similar size, regular, symmetrical

6

identify and describe

dacrocyte

teardrop shaped with single elongated/pointed extremity

7

identify and describe

drepanocyte

"sickle cell" associated with sickle cell anemia

spindle shaped RBC. elliptical but curved and indented on one side

8

identify and describe

eccentrocytes

Hgb localized to part of cell

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