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Gumprechts shadows

Gumprechts shadows --> smudge cells

immature leukocytes of any type that have undergone partial breakdown during preparation of a stained smear or tissue section, because of their greater fragility; smudge cells are seen in largest numbers in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

Synonym: basket cell, gumprechts shadows, shadow cells.


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