The ultrastructural alterations of the peripheral white blood cells, and particularly the polymorphonuclears, of a patient with Wilson's disease are presented. Examinations with a transmission electron microscope showed cells with large cytoplasmic processes, clustering of the specific granules around the nucleus and the presence of nuclear appendices and cytoplasmic rings. About 5% of the cells were engaged in phagocytosis.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Cell Vision - Journal of Analytical Morphology|
|State||Published - 1997|