Plasma cells, late NRBC, progranulocyte

Two Plasma Cells; one small and one large. Both have an eccentrically located nucleus, low nuclear/cytoplasm ratio, blue-gray cytoplasm and a semi-dense nuclear chromatin. The small one's frayed cytoplasm is probably an artifact of slow drying on the smear. There is a late NRBC to its right with very dense nuclear chromatin. There is also a neutrophilic myelocyte and a band neutrophil to its right. A clump of seven Late NRBC are in field center. They have scanty cytoplasm which lacks proper hemoglobin color. To their right is a Progranulocyte with a high nuclear/cytoplasmic ratio, blue cytoplasm with prominent red-purple (azurophilic) granules, and evenly distributed nuclear chromatin with three large nucleoli. There are two mature neutrophils, another band neutrophil and three nuclear remnants in the field. Chronic disease. Marrow - 100X


Image ID: 0147-096

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