Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 2.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 2.
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Author: John Lazarchick
Category: Platelet and Megakaryocyte Disorders > Thrombocytopenia > Increased destruction or consumption of platelets
Published Date: 09/27/2011

Higher power view of the same peripheral smear showing small lymphocytes and "smudge" or "basket" cells (arrows). Note also the paucity of platelets; platelet count was 52,000/uL.