Auer bodies

(ow′ĕr)

[John Auer, U.S. physician, 1875-1948]
Rod-shaped structures, present in the cytoplasm of myeloblasts, myelocytes, and monoblasts, found in leukemia. Also called Auer rods.

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AUER BODY Auer body (arrow) in myeloblast in acute leukemia (×640)

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