Schistocyte - 1.

Schistocyte - 1.
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Author: Peter Maslak
Category: Red Cell: Hemolytic Anemia (HA) > Acquired non-immune HAs > Fragmentation Hemolysis > Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemias > Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Published Date: 08/01/2009

The arrow marks a form of a fragmented red blood cell called a schistocyte. This smear is from a patient who received a stem cell transplant and was maintained on tacrolimus.