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  • noun Plural form of schistocyte.


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  • The blood smear shows schistocytes (black arrows) as a consequence of thrombi and very high shear stress in microcirculation.

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  • A peripheral blood smear showed no schistocytes, and a direct Coombs test was positive for anti-IgG and negative for anti-C3.

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  • The criteria included the presence of Coombs-negative microangiopathic hemolytic anemia (schistocytes on peripheral blood smear) and acute thrombocytopenia (

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