Micro megakaryocytes

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Micro megakaryocytes also known as dwarf megakaryocytes are abnormal small megakaryocytes with high nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio and hypo lobated nuclei. These are small platelet precursor with agranular cytoplasm, hyalinoplasmic Z ones (pseudopods), a rounded, dense nucleus and 1-3 small nucleoli, which is associated with large, atypical platelets. Micro megakaryocytes often indicate abnormal megakaryopoiesis and associated myeloproliferative disorders, such as chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis (agnogenic myeloid metaplasia), a blast crisis of CML. We express our sincere gratitude to Ms. Mamta Yargop for her contribution in this.

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