Author: Peter Maslak; Susan McKenzie;
Category: Infectious Disease > Viruses > Epstein-Barr Virus
Published Date: 09/27/2011
Large irregular atypical lymphocytes seen in the peripheral blood of a patient with infectious mononucleosis. The indentation of the cytoplasm of the lymphocyte (arrows) by red blood cells gives rise to the classic "Dutch skirt" appearance of the border.