Which conditions are associated with Auer rods ?
Also called – Auer bodies
These are large, crystalline cytoplasmic inclusion bodies sometimes observed in myeloid blast cells during –
acute myeloid leukemia,
Also seen in –
- acute promyelocytic leukemia,
- high-grade myelodysplastic syndromes
- myeloproliferative disorders.
What is the Shape of Auer Rods ?
Auer rods are azurophilic and can resemble
- corkscrews, or