62 Neutrophil Hyposegmentation
Valentin Villatoro and Michelle To
If there are many mature granulocytes that have a nucleus with less than 3 lobes, they are considered to be hyposegmented.1 The term “Pelger Huet” or “Pseudo Perlget Huet” may also be used depending on the context.
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2. Rodak BF, Carr JH. Nuclear and cytoplasmic changes in leukocytes. In: Clinical hematology atlas. 5th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier Inc.; 2017. p. 131-38.