Hematology / Hematopathology · 9 Oct 2022

Mushroom shaped red blood cells

MUSHROOM SHAPED RED CELLS ARE SEEN IN?

Try to answer this multiple choice question

Heriditary spherocytosis with which mutation shows “mushroom or pincer” shaped red cells in peripheral smear?

OPTION

A. Band 3

B. Protein 4.2

C. Ankyrin

D. Spectrin

CORRECT ANSWER

Answer is Option A: Band 3

Reference: https://imagebank.hematology.org/image/63928/mushroom-shaped-red-blood-cell

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