Alder bodies

Al·der bod·ies

granular inclusions in polymorphonuclear leukocytes; they take on a dark color with Giemsa-Wright stain and react metachromatically with toluidine blue.
See also: Alder anomaly.
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Alder-Reilly bodies

Large, purple or purplish-black, coarse, azurophilic granules resembling primary granules of promyelocytes seen in the cytoplasm of virtually all mature leukocytes and, occasionally, in their precursors; ARGs are seen in Alder-Reilly anomaly.
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Albert von, 1888–.
Alder anomaly - coarse azurophilic granulation of leukocytes, especially granulocytes, which may be associated with gargoylism and Morquio disease.
Alder bodies - granular inclusions in polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
Alder-Reilly anomaly - Synonym(s): Reilly bodies
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