Charcot Leyden Crystals

# Charcot Leyden crystals are breakdown products of:
A. Basophils
B. Eosinophil granules
C. Bile
D. Cholesterol granules or clefts



The correct answer is B. Eosinophil granules.

Charcot-Leyden crystals are seen in bronchial asthma. They are diamond shaped crystal seen in association with eosinophils. Repeated attacks may induce chronic bronchitis condition which in turn may develop into emphysema. 

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