Hairy cell leukemia in peripheral blood
Peripheral smear from a patient with hairy cell leukemia. Wright-Giemsa stain showing two hairy cells. The cells have abundant, irregularly distributed cytoplasm with irregular cytoplasmic outlines, giving the cells their "hairy" appearance. The nuclei vary from round to oval.
This image was originally published in ASH Image Bank. Maslak P. Hairy cell leukemia - 2. ASH Image Bank. 2008; image number 00003741. Copyright © the American Society of Hematology.
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