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Match the poikilocyte with the diseased organ:


Burr cell
Spur cell
Liver disease
Kidney disease
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Match the correct names:


Bur cell
Spur cell
Acanthocyte
Echinocyte
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Sort the cell characteristics (top) with the correct poikilocyte (bottom):

AKA echinocyte
Central pallor intact
Asymmetrical distribution of spikes
Seen in kidney disease
Seen in liver disease
Loss of central pallor
Equal length of spikes/projections
Unequal length of spikes/projections
Rounded projections
Spiky or knobby projections
AKA spur cell
Symmetrical distribution of spikes
Acanthocyte
Burr cell

Sort the image above with the poikilocyte below

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Panel H
Panel E
Panel G
Panel D
Panel B
Panel C
Burr cell
Spur cell
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