Eosinophil

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Eosinophil is a common type of white blood cell.

General

Diseases with many eosinophils

Neoplastic related

Site specific

Microscopic

Features:

  • Bilobed nucleus.
  • Granular eosinophilic cytoplasm.

DDx:

  • Paneth cells - for intraepithelial eosinophils.
    • Eosinophils have smaller (~1/2) more intensely red granules.

Images

See also

References

  1. Podjasek, JC.; Butterfield, JH. (Apr 2013). "Mortality in hypereosinophilic syndrome: 19 years of experience at Mayo Clinic with a review of the literature.". Leuk Res 37 (4): 392-5. doi:10.1016/j.leukres.2012.12.016. PMID 23332454.
  2. Noel, P.; Mesa, RA. (Mar 2013). "Eosinophilic myeloid neoplasms.". Curr Opin Hematol 20 (2): 157-62. doi:10.1097/MOH.0b013e32835d81bf. PMID 23385615.