Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 3.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Thrombocytopenia - 3.
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Author: John Lazarchick
Category: Platelet and Megakaryocyte Disorders > Thrombocytopenia > Increased destruction or consumption of platelets
Published Date: 09/27/2011

Peripheral smear showing prolymphocytes (arrows) and a small lymphocyte. The prolymphocytes have abundant cytoplasm and large nucleolus. In CLL, prolymphocytes may constitute up to 14% of the lymphocyte population.