Title: Hypersegmented neutrophil in peripheral blood smear of a hyperthermic patient (human)
Description: Stain: May-Grünwald-Giemsa (MGG).
In hyperthermic patients the neutrophils (1) show hypersegmentation of the nuclear lobe (>5) and a pyknotic appearance. The nucleus appears like a bunch of grapes.
(2): Immature band neutrophil (juvenile unsegmented neutrophil). Hypersegmentation may also occur in megaloblastic anemia, uremia.
Keywords/Mesh: blood, bone marrow, neutrophil, hypersegmentation, hyperthermia, histology, POJA collection