Plasma Cells, binucleated plasma cell, ITP

Three Plasma Cells. One at left center is elliptical in shape with an eccentrically located nucleus, deep basophilic blue cytoplasm containing a clear area adjacent to the nucleus and several vacuoles. Its nuclear chromatic is dense with a few less dense areas scattered throughout. Below it is an oval shaped plasma cell with similar features except for the vacuoles. At top edge is a Binucleated Plasma Cell. Its nuclear chromatin is less dense than the other plasma cells. A progranulocyte is at the center. It is large with a high nuclear/cytoplasm ratio, blue cytoplasm with prominent red-purple granules (azurophilic, primary) granules and a nucleus with evenly distributed chromatin. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Marrow - 100X


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