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What is a russell body in the blood?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Plasma cell

Russell body is term for an eosinophilic/pink inclusion in a plasma cell due to excessive production of immunoglobulins that form the inclusion.
Plasma cells are only rarely seen in blood. Commonly plasma cells are present in the bone marrow, lymphnodes and spleen.

In brief: Plasma cell

Russell body is term for an eosinophilic/pink inclusion in a plasma cell due to excessive production of immunoglobulins that form the inclusion.
Plasma cells are only rarely seen in blood. Commonly plasma cells are present in the bone marrow, lymphnodes and spleen.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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