Rieder cell leukemia
Definition: a special form of acute granulocytic leukemia in which the affected tissues and the circulating blood contain relatively large numbers of atypical myeloblasts (Rieder cells) that have the usual, faintly granular, immature type of cytoplasm, and a bizarre, comparatively mature nucleus with several wide and deep indentations (suggestive of lobulation).
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