Cell Case #27

A 72-year old woman was admitted in the emergency ward because of fatique, weight loss and stomach complaints The cell counter displayed an anemia, slight thrombocytosis and a severe leukocytosis.



The peripheral blood smear showed the following cells:









What is your diagnosis? Please post your suggestions.

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13 thoughts on “Cell Case #27”

  1. Nuclear contour is reniform in appearance and, in at least one cell, it is obscures by granules. So I vote for APL.

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