Megathrombocyte, EDTA anticoagulated blood, ET

Left frame: Numerous small and large platelets and 1 large megathrombocyte. All are round in shape, swollen in size and partially agranular - common changes in EDTA anticoagulated blood. Right frame: Many small and large platelets and two megathrombocytes; one of which is elliptical shape. Note the heavy granulation in the platelets and megathrombocytes in this capillary blood smear. Essential Thrombocytosis EDTA and capillary blood samples on the same patient -100X


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