This Atlas of Clinical Hematology is the English edition of an atlas first published by the author in Japan. It consists of 92 page-sized reproductions in color of blood smears and bone marrow smears illustrative of the typical morphological features of many hematologic diseases. The drawings, in original color, were made by the author with uniform staining and uniform magnification throughout so that all color plates are comparable in these respects. Each color plate is paired with a line drawing on the opposite page showing the cells which are reproduced in color, and each cell is identified by appropriate abbreviations with a legend. The drawings, color, and their reproduction are good and serve as a useful reference for the recognition of the morphologic features in normal cells and in the cells of hematologic diseases.
The text opens with a brief discussion of hematopoiesis, followed by color plates and a discussion