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classic lab findings II

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tabes dorsalis (tertiary syphilis)
degeneration of dorsal column nerves
Parkinson's disease
depigmentation of neurons in substantia nigra
Curschmanns' spirals (bronchial asthma; can result in whorled mucous plugs)
Desquamated epithelium casts in sputum
Call-Exner bodies (granulosa-thecha cell tumor of the ovary)
Disarrayed granulosa cells in eosinophilic fluid
Koliocytes (HPV: predisposes to cervical cancer)
Dysplastic squamous cervical cells with nuclear enlargement and hyperchromasia
Owl's eye appearance of CMV
enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusion bodies
Orphan annie nuclei (papillary carcinoma of the thyroid)
enlarged thyroid cells with ground glass nuclei
Mallory bodies
eosinophilic cytoplasmic inclusion in liver cell
Lewy body
Eosinophilic cytoplasmic inclusion in nerve cell
Councilman body (toxic or viral hepatitis, often yellow fever)
Eosinophilic globule in liver
Rabies virus (Lyssavirus)
Eosinophilic inclusion bodies in cytoplasm of hippocampal nerve cells
Senile plaques
Extracellular amyloid deposition in gray matter of brain
Reed-sternberg cells (Hodgkin's lymphoma)
Giant B cells with bilobed nuclei with prominent inclusions
schiller-duval bodies
glomerulus like structure surrounding vessel in germ cells (yolk sac tumor)
Beta-thalassemia, sickle cell anemia
Hair on end (crew-cut) appearance on X-ray
Chriocarcinoma, hydatiform mole
hCG elevated
Aschoff bodies
Heart nodules (inflammatory)
Infectious mononucleosis
Heterophile antibodies
Bronchial asthma
Hexagonal, double-pointed, needle-like crystals in bronchial secretions
DVT, pulmonary embolism, DIC
High levels of D-dimers
Interstitial fibrosis
Honeycomb lung on x-ray
Megaloblastic anemia (B12, folate deficiency)
Hypersegmented neutrophils
Iron deficiency anemia, lead poisoning, thalassemia (HbF sometimes present)
Hypochromic, microcytic anemia