Two mnemonics for remembering the difference between Howell-Jolly bodies and Heinz bodies

Howell-Jolly bodies and Heinz bodies are cellular inclusions found within erythrocytes (red blood cells). These inclusions result from different processes, but it can be difficult to figure out what those processes are, judging by their names alone! Here are a couple mnemonics that help me to keep things straight: Howell-Jolly bodies are pieces of erythrocyte … Continue reading Two mnemonics for remembering the difference between Howell-Jolly bodies and Heinz bodies