(L. Glasser, Personal Collection, 1998)

Acute Lymphoblastic vs. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Wright's stain x1000 (Oil Immersion)

Left: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Note immature nuclear chromatin (stippled appearance). Compare size of cells to frame on the right.
Right: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Note small lymphocytes with clumped nuclear chromatin (arrow).

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