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Medical Term:

Döhle bodies

Pronunciation: der′lĕh


discrete round or oval bodies ranging in diameter from just visible to 2 mcm, which stain sky blue to gray blue with Romanowsky stains, found in neutrophils of patients with infections, burns, trauma, pregnancy, or cancer.

Synonym(s): Döhle inclusions, leukocyte inclusions

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