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Bone Marrow - nonneoplastic
Systemic disorders
Alcohol abuse

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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Micro description
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Micro images
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Marked megaloblastic features

Markedly hypercellular

Bone marrow: intracytoplasmic vacuoless

Multiple coarses granules

Plasma cell: iron granules forming plaque

Hemosiderin granules in normoblast

Peripheral smear description
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Peripheral smear images
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Peripheral blood erythrocytes

Toxic granulation and Dohle bodies

Vacuolation of peripheral blood cells

Electron microscopy images
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Marrow plasma cell has dense aggregate of iron

Iron laden organelle in upper cell may correspond to microscopic plaque

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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