Author: Peter Maslak
Category: Myeloid Neoplasms and acute leukemia (WHO 2016) > Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) > Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), BCR-ABL1+
Published Date: 03/01/2010
Peripheral blood smear of a patient with accelerated CML who presents with a marked elevation of WBC count. All stages of myeloid maturation are present although there is a shift to the left. The WBC count is so elevated (> 500k/cm3
) that the peripheral smear resembles a bone marrow aspirate.