Acanthocytes, continued

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Acanthocytes, continued

Acanthocytes can also be seen in this slide. Alcoholic cirrhosis is the most common source of acanthocytes seen in blood smears in the laboratory (10-50%). Other sources are lipid disorders and a small number following splenectomy.