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spleen in hereditary spherocytosis

Saturday 18 May 2013

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Digital slides

- UI:742 : spleen in hereditary spherocytosis.

Macroscopy

Microscopy

- marked congestion of red pulp
- empty appearance of sinuses (actually contain ghost red blood cells)
- * may have prominent endothelial lined sinuses

- red pulp hemosiderin deposition
- red pulp erythrophagocytosis

Videos

- Hereditary spherocytosis by Washington Deceit

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See also

- erythrocytic anomalies