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Klein-Gumprecht shadow nuclei (Eduard Emmanuel Klein)

Alternative eponyms

  • Gumprecht’ Kernschatten (German)
  • Gumprecht’s shadows

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Shadow nuclei seen in the peripheral blood films of patients with leukaemia.

Description

Shadow nuclei (naked nuclei) in degenerating lymphoidocytes and macrolymphocytes seen in the peripheral blood films of patients with leukaemia.

Bibliography

  • F. Gumprecht:
    Leukozytenzerfall im Blute bei Leukämie und bei schweren Anämien.
    Deutsches Archiv für klinische Medizin, Leipzig, 1896, 57: 523-548.

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