Pappenheimer bodies and basophilic stippling in sickle cell disease - 3.

Pappenheimer bodies and basophilic stippling in sickle cell disease - 3.
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Author: John Lazarchick; Laurie Williams;
Category: Red Cell: Hemoglobinopathies
Published Date: 03/17/2014

Peripheral smear from a patient with sickle cell disease. Multiple RBC abnormalities are noted, including a nucleated RBCs, target cells, microspherocytes (post-transfusion), and Pappenheimer bodies.Additional findings are the presence of target cells (large arrow) and sickle cell (small arrow). Pappenheimer bodies are abnormal granules of iron found inside red blood cells on a routine blood stain