One plasma cell containing several large packets of immunoglobulin which appear as vacuoles. They have been termed Russell bodies and a cell containing them called a Mott Cell. Their bluish tinge is a result of buffer in the staining solution being on the basic side and/or their location in the blue cytoplasm. Alcoholic with liver disease blood - 50X
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