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Bone Marrow - nonneoplastic
Systemic disorders
Cystinosis

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 5 October 2013, last major update December 2006
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Fig 1: bone marrow biopsy shows hypocellular marrow with numerous macrophages containing hexagonal, tubular and rectangular cysteine crystals
Fig 2/3: crystals are birefringent using polarizing and first-order compensator filters

Electron microscopy description
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Electron microscopy images
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Normal platelets

Platelets contain variable dense granules

Platelet undergoing spontaneous release

Additional references
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