Mystery cells, case #14

The laboratory at the Presbyterian/St.Lukes Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, USA, came across this unusual patient case in their Body Fluid Application on CellaVision DM96. A young female (oncology patient) came to the hospital for treatment which included a spinal fluid aspiration. The spinal fluid sample was brought to the laboratory and a cytocentrifuge preparation ...


The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

An 18-year-old male was examined in the emergency room of one of our hospital locations. He was referred by his GP because of general discomfort and abdominal pain. The patient had no fever, no night sweats and no weight loss. Physical examination revealed lymphadenopathy in neck, axilla and inguinal area; otherwise no significant findings. Laboratory ...


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