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- Variations in Morphology
- Importance of Recognition
- Match the following:
- Nuclear Variations
- Cytoplasmic Variations
- Döhle Bodies
- Döhle Bodies, continued
- Toxic Granulation
- Toxic Granulation and Vacuolation
- Cytoplasmic Vacuolation
- Neutrophil with Normal Granulation
- Toxic granulation is seen most frequently in:
- Auer Rods
- Auer Rods, continued
- Which of the following inclusions may be seen in the cytoplasm of myeloblasts?
- Auer rods are significant when they are seen in the cytoplasm of blast cells because they are diagnostic for:
- Chediak-Higashi Anomaly
- Albinism and Chediak-Higashi Anomaly
- Chediak-Higashi Anomaly vs. Toxic Granulation
- Chediak-Higashi Anomaly Inclusions
- Chediak-Higashi anomaly is characterized by which of the following?
- May-Hegglin Anomaly
- Alder Anomaly (Alder-Reilly Anomaly )
- Alder Anomaly, continued
- Alder anomaly inclusions may be found in which of the following white blood cell types?
- Which of the following inclusions has a similar appearance on a Wright's stained smear to a Döhle body?
- The inclusions that are frequently seen on the same peripheral blood smear with toxic granulation include: (Choose ALL that apply)
- What type of inclusions are present in the cell that is indicated by the arrow?
- The cell in this image is typical of other neutrophils on this peripheral blood smear from a patient with sepsis. Which morphologic term describes the...
Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended Audience: clinical laboratory science students, medical technologists, and medical laboratory technicians seeking review or continuing education. It is also appropriate for medical students, pathology residents, and pathologists.
Course Description: This course covers morphologic variations observed in granulocytes, including nuclear and cytoplasmic variations.
Authors: by Marjorie A. Spahn, MT (ASCP); Barbara Minderman, MT (ASCP), updated by EMHP, and adapted for the web by Paul Fekete, M.D. C.A.P AP/CP.
Reviewer: Leah Coppolino, MPH, CLS(NCA), MT(ASCP) is the Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She holds a Masters in Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University.
About the Course: This course is part of a series of courses adapted for the web by MediaLab, under license from Education Materials for Health Professionals, Inc. Dayton OH, 45420. Copyright EMHP. This course was reviewed and revised in 2012.