Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 1.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 1.
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Author: John Lazarchick
Category: Platelet and Megakaryocyte Disorders > Thrombocytopenia > Increased destruction or consumption of platelets
Published Date: 09/27/2011

Low-power view of peripheral smear showing in a patient with CLL showing small lymphocytes and numerous "smudge" or "basket" cells (arrows). Platelets are scarce.