Platelet Satellitosis

  • Small platelets or platelet aggregates surrounding the cell membrane of a neutrophil or monocyte , this is called “Platelet Satellitism”


Found in:

  • EDTA in vitro induced change of no clinical significance except false low platelet count (in vitro).
Platelet Satellitosis

Platelet Satellitosis

Platelet Satellitosis on Neutrophil

Platelet Satellitosis on Neutrophil

Several Platelets surround Neutrophil

Several Platelets surround Neutrophil

Platelet Satellitosis on a smear

Platelet Satellitosis on a smear

 

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