Apart from the classic macrophages, the remaining, fifth cyst consisted of erythrophages
, individual follicular cells and many old and partially destroyed red blood cells.
The finding of erythrophages
and siderophages has different significance in various fluids.
Bilirubin, ferritin, D-dimers and erythrophages
in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with suspected subarachnoid haemorrhage but negative computed tomography scans.
may be seen if there has been hemorrhage in the lungs more than 12 hours prior to the procedure.
On the cytocentrifuge slide, several erythrophages
and siderophages are seen.