2013-08-20

Diagnosis mystery cells case #16

As you suspected the little girl was diagnosed with Chédiak-Higashi syndrome. The patient had a sister that was a match for a bone marrow transplant, while that will help the functionality of the neutrophils, the patient will be left with peripheral neuropathy. We found another case report with the Chédiak-Higashi syndrome in the American Journal ...

2012-05-09

Mystery cells, case #10

This is a rare finding that impacts mature neutrophils and can lead to pseudo-thrombocytopenia on a CBC machine. Notice that only neutrophils are impacted, other cells are fine. Do you recognize this rare phenomenon? The images were captured last month on a CellaVision DM96:

2011-07-26

Mystery cells, case #2

This case presents a patient treated at a US hospital with the initial diagnosis Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, which was later on reevaluated. Do you know the cell types and can you suggest a possible diagnosis? Here are the patient details: Here are the patient details: 65 year old male WBC 1.3 PLT Count 7 HGB 7 ...

2011-06-16

Mystery cells, case #1

Please tell us the diagnosis and the strange cells that are present! This post comes from our colleague Scott Dunbar, located in the state of California. He collects interesting cell images and sometimes he has unknown cases which he tries to find out the diagnosis. Going forward as his image library grows and he gets more ...

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