Knowledge Check

Match the poikilocyte with the diseased organ:

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

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

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

Sort the image above with the poikilocyte below

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