ITP - bone marrow aspirate - 1.

ITP - bone marrow aspirate - 1.
Author: Peter Maslak
Category: Platelet and Megakaryocyte Disorders > Thrombocytopenia > Increased destruction or consumption of platelets > Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Published Date: 09/28/2011

A low-power view of a bone marrow aspirate reveals increased numbers of megakaryocytes. This can be contrasted with the decreased numbers of platelets seen in the peripheral blood.