acanthocyte


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an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm

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rugosoannulata J2 were trapped by acanthocytes which can be seen in Fig.
In the interest of simplifying reports and eliminating redundant information given to clinicians, some laboratories have moved to eliminating the non-specific term poikilocytosis and reporting only the specific type of abnormal RBC forms, (2) such as spherocytes, acanthocytes, and teardrops.
For diagnosing neuroacanthocytosis syndromes, detection of acanthocytes in the peripheral blood is an important criterion; however, since the presence of acanthocytosis alone is not significant, there should be accompanying clinical findings (4).
5-8 [micro]m, pleuro- and cheilocystidia as chrysocystidia, and presence of scattered acanthocytes in the hymenium and stipe apex.
WBC Toxic granulations 28 Dohle bodies 5 Vacuolations 38 Smudge cells 32 Clefted lymphocytes 10 Hairy projections 2 Auer rods 2 RBC Anisocytosis 54 Poikilocytosis 31 Microcytosis 7 Macrocytosis 2 Hypochromasia 3 Polychromasia 35 Echinocytes (burr cells) 19 Dacrocytes (teardrops) 16 Spherocytes 6 Target cells 2 Acanthocytes 1 Ovalocytes 28 Schistocytes 5 Stomatocytes 2 Howell-Jolly bodies 1 Basophilic stipplings 5 Platelet Clumped platelets 3 Platelet satellitosis 5 Large platelets 8 Giant platelets 8 Overall Cell Morphology Code Concordance, Overall Type % Concordance, % WBC Toxic granulations 78.
Our patient, however, showed no evidence of malabsorption, retinitis pigmentosa, or neurologic disease, and there was no evidence of acanthocytes.
Marked changes in the shape of RBC from normal discocytes to echinocytes, spherocytes, stomatocytes and acanthocytes were also observed in the blood of the rats treated with (131)I.
Poikilocytosis is moderate to severe with burr cells, acanthocytes, and schistocytes present.
oviparasitica produce adhesive networks, large spike cells called acanthocytes, and adhesive knobs or non-constricting rings, respectively (Jansson and Nordbring-hertz, 1979; Lopez-LIorca et al.
The hematuria is considered glomerular in origin when [greater than or equal to] 40 percent of at least 100 urinary RBC are dysmorphic, or [greater than or equal to] 5 percent are proven to be acanthocytes via phase contrast microscopy.
Section II discusses the specifics of grading individual red blood cell abnormalities and defines a grading system described in words and images for anisocytosis, poikilocytosis, microcytosis, macrocytosis, hypochromia, polychromasia, blister cells, target cells, teardrop cells, schistocytes, sickle cells, spherocytes, acanthocytes, echinocytes, elliptocytes, stomatocytes, Howell-Jolly bodies, basophilic stippling, Pappenheimer bodies, rouleaux, and agglutination.