Neutrophils phagocytosing cryoglobulin

Author: Dilek Keskin, 08/02/2022
Category: Laboratory Hematology > Basic cell morphology > Morphologic variants of white blood cells > Phagocytosed material
Published Date: 09/06/2022

Phagosomes are rarely seen in peripheral blood smear. We detected that cryoglobulins could be seen as a phagosome in neutrophils. The biochemical features of the cryoglobulins make different colored phagosomes. Generally, they are usually seen white and bigger than typical cytoplasmic vacuoles.