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Pappenheimer Bodies

 
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Overview

Pappenheimer bodies are basophilic inclusions seen in the periphery of red blood cells, made up of ferritin.
  • Pappenheimer Bodies
  • Pappenheimer Bodies
     
  • Causes of Pappenheimer Bodies

  • Post-splenectomy
  • Sideroblastic anaemia
  • Lead poisoning
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