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Echinocyte
-Red cell with 30 or more, short blunt projections which are regularly distributed on their surface.

- Cells retain the central pallor.

•Usually artifactual— the result of slow drying under humid conditions.

-Sometimes are non-artifactual, indicating uremia or pyruvate kinase deficiency.

Echinocyte : 1000X

 

 

  Burr cell, crenated cell