Megakaryocyte - 1.

Megakaryocyte - 1.
Author: Peter Maslak
Category: Laboratory Hematology > Basic cell morphology > Morphologic variants of platelets (cross-reference with specific diagnoses when appropriate > Megakaryocytes
Published Date: 09/28/2011

Megakaryocytes are among the largest cells in the bone marrow. The nuclei generally have multiple lobes, and the cytoplasm is granular. Occasionally platelets can be seen "budding" off from the cytoplasm.