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A 41-year-old woman with no significant medical history presents complaining of fatigue...

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asked Apr 4, 2014 in Pathology by Rajesh Bahara

A 41-year-old woman with no significant medical history presents complaining of fatigue and lightheadedness. Physical exam is notable for conjunctival pallor, bilateral brisk patellar reflexes, slightly ataxic gait, and impaired position and vibration sense in the feet bilaterally. Her hematocrit is 23%. Serologic studies are positive for anti-parietal cell antibodies. What would you expect to see on peripheral blood smear?

a. Burr cells

b. Hypersegmented neutrophils

c. Howell-Jolly bodies

d. Schistocytes

e. Spur cells

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b. Hypersegmented neutrophils
answered Apr 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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