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Shadow cells

shadow cells --> 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 cell's are seen in largest numbers in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.

Synonym: basket cell, gumprecht's shadows, shadow cells.


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