Plasma cell, Morula cell, Mott cell, Russell bodies, ITP

Top frame: 1 large Plasma Cell, 2 lymphocytes, 1 late NRBC, 1 mature and 1 band neutrophil, 1 metamyelocyte and 1 myelocyte.
Lower frame: 1 plasma cell with multiple vacuoles. It is sometimes called a Grape cell, a Morula cell or a Mott Cell. The vacuoles represent stored immunoglobulin and have been termed Russell Bodies. Also in the field are a promyelocyte, 2 myelocytes, 1 band neutrophil, 3 late NRBC with barely any cytoplasm and 2 blasts squeezed between the plasma cell and myelocyte.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Marrow - 100X


Image ID: 0148-032

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