schistocyte

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schis·to·cyte

 (shĭs′tə-sīt′)
n.
A red blood cell having an abnormal shape as a result of fragmentation that occurs as the cell flows through damaged small vessels.

[Greek skhistos, split; see schist + -cyte.]
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Caption: FIGURE 1: Peripheral blood smear showing polychromatophilia, numerous microspherocytes, and erythroblasts, some of which are dysplastic; schizocytes, Heinz bodies, and "bite cells" were not seen (Giemsa stain).
Value Reference Hemoglobin 8,0 mmol/l 8,5-11 mmol/l Thrombocytes 80 * [10.sup.9]/l* 150-400 * [10.sup.9]/l Leukocytes 10,8 * [10.sup.9]/l 4-10 * [10.sup.9]/l Schizocytes Present Not present ALAT 138 IU/l <40 IU/l Bilirubin 35 [micro]l/l <21 [micro]l/l GGT 1421 U/l <55 U/l AF 438 U/l <120 U/l LDH 421 U/l <250 U/l PTT Unmeasurable APTT Unmeasurable Fibrinogen 0,3 g/l 2,0-4,0 g/l D-dimer 0,98 FU/l <0,5 FU/l Albumin 39 g/l 35-52 g/l ATIII 112% >70% ESR 2 mm after 1 hour <15 mm after 1 hour CRP 11 mg/l <5 mg/l * Non-EDTA sensitive.