Platelet satellitism

Platelet satellitism
Author: Luiz Arthur Leite, PhD; Danilo Retucci; Vinicius de Moraes
Category: Hemostasis and coagulation > Bleeding disorders > Platelet abnormalities
Published Date: 08/12/2021

Platelet satellitism in a blood film. This is an in vitro phenomenon involving platelet rosetting around mature granulocytes that is observed exclusively in EDTA..This rare abnormality can lead to false platelet counts. Leishman. 1000x.