Smudge cells

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Smudge cells are ruptured chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) cells appearing on the blood smears of CLL patients.[1]

  1. Chang CC, Sun JT, Liou TH, Kuo CF, Bei CH, Lin SJ, Tsai WT, Tan NC, Liou CB, Su MJ, Yen TH, Chu FY (2016). "Clinical Significance of Smudge Cells in Peripheral Blood Smears in Hematological Malignancies and Other Diseases". Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 17 (4): 1847–50. PMID 27221863.