Aplastic Crisis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease - 4.

Aplastic Crisis in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease - 4.
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Author: John Lazarchick
Category: Red Cell: Hemoglobin disorder
Published Date: 11/17/2013

The peripheral smear from this patient shows numerous sickled RBC's and the absence of polychromasia. A high power view of the biopsy illustrates the sinus plugging with sickled RBCs. A single nucleated erythroid precursor is present (arrow).