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Acute promyelocytic leukaemia

Bone marrow smear from an acute promyelocytic leukaemia with t (15; 17) (q22; q21) with conspicuous abnormal promyelocytes containing bundles of Auer rods ('faggot cells')

Sample type: Bone marrow smear
Stain type: Azur eosin
Author/s: MA Montañés Gracia, V Recasens Flores
Work centre: Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Zaragoza