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Abnormal azurophilic primary granules

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Toxic granules - Sepsis (severe infection)

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Patches of dilated ER that appear as sky-blue cytoplasmic puddles

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Dohle bodies - Severe infection

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Distinctive needle like azurophilic granules found in myeloblasts

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Auer rods - AML, NHL, Thyroid cancer

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Scarrered macrophages with abdundant wrinkled greenblue cytoplasm

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Sea-blue histiocytes - CML

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Small lymphocytes disrupted in the process of making smears

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Smudge cells - CLL

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Large cells with multiple nuclei or a single nucleus with multiple nuclear lobes

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Reed Sternberg cells - Hodgkin cell

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Nuclear remnants are phagocytosed by interspersed cells with abundant clear cytoplasm or lipid droplets

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Starry sky pattern - Burkitts lymphoma

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Cells found in adult Tcell lymphoma which appear to have multilobulated nuclei

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Cloverleaf or flower cells - Adults t-cell lymphoma

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Destructive plasma cell tumors involving axial skeleton

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Plasmocytoma - Multiple myeloma

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Multiple nuclei, prominent nuclei, and cytoplasmic droplets containing Ig

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Bizzare multinucleated cells - multiple myeloma

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Fiery red cytoplasm

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Flame cells - Multiple myeloma

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Pink cytoplasmic inclusions

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Russell Bodies - Multiple myeloma

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Blue globular nuclear inclusions

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Dutcher bodies - Multiple myeloma

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M proteins causes RBCs in PBS to stick in linear arrays

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Rouleaux condormation - Multiple myeloma

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Erythroblasts with ironladen mitochondria visible as perinuclear granules

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Ringed Sideroblasts - Sideroblastic anemia, INH, Lead, copper poisoning, Multiple myeloma, RA, B6 deficiency

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Neutrophils with only two nuclear lobes

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Pseudo-pelger Huet cells - MDS

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Megakaryocytes with single nuclear lobes or multiple separate nuclei

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Pawn ball megakaryocytes - MDS

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Premature release of nucleated erythroid and early granulocyte progenitors

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Leukoerythroblastosis - Primary myelofibrosis

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Cells that were probably damaged during the birthing process in the fibrotic marrow

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Tear drop cells or dacryocytes - Primary myelofibrosis

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Pentalaminar tubules often with a dilated terminal end or tennis racket like appearance

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Birbeck granules - Langerhans cell histiocytosis

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Small yellowbrown, brown or rustcolored foci in the spleen

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Gandy gamma nodules - Splenic congestion

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Small hyperchromic RBC lacking central pallor

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Small dark nuclear remnants present in RBCs of asplenic patients

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Howell Jolly bodies

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Membrane bound precipitates on denatured globin chains

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Bite cells - G6PD

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RBCs shaped like curved blades

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Sickle cells - Sickle cell anemia

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Dehydrated cells with bulls eye appearance

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Target cells - B thalassemia, sickle cell anemia

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Fragmented RBCs called helmet cells if cut in half

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Schistocytes - RBC trauma, DIC, HUS, TTP

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RBCS with spikes

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Burr cells or echinocytes - Valve replacements, RBC trauma