Leydens crystals

Leydens crystals --> Charcot-Leyden crystals

crystals in the shape of elongated double pyramids, formed from eosinophils, found in the sputum in bronchial Asthma and in other exudates or transudates containing eosinophils.

Synonym: asthma crystals, Charcot-Neumann crystals, Charcot-Robin crystals, leydens crystals.

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