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Hemoglobin C Crystals
-Rhomboid, tetragonal or rod shaped crystals of dense staining hemoglobin that often distort the cell.

-Crystals are found in patients with CC or SC disease, particularly after splenectomy.

-Typical hexagon crystals (shown here) are seen in CC disease only.

Hemoglobin C Crystals : 1000X