microcyst


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microcyst

[′mī·krə‚sist]
(medicine)
A very small cyst.
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2), microcyst formation, membranous fat necrosis, and lipophages (Fig.
Microcyst formation and HIV-1 gene expression occur in multiple nephron segments in HIV-associated nephropathy.
Anovulatory endometrium with microcyst formation and irregularly shaped glands.
22) The UH pattern is frequently associated with other placental features of uteroplacental malperfusion related to shallow, trophoblastic invasion, such as an accumulation of extra villous trophoblasts in the placental membranes (Figure 3, A), characteristically with membrane chorionic microcyst formation (Figure 3, B), and in the chorionic disc (Figure 3, C), again, typically, with microcyst formations (Figure 3, D), decidual clusters of multinucleate trophoblasts (Figure 3, E) and basal-plate myometrial fibers, and occult placenta accreta (Figure 3, F).
8,9) Indeed, IUP occurring in the bladder may also feature prominent microcyst formation with mucicarmine-positive secretions (glandular subtype), a lesion that some believe represents florid cystitis glandularis at that location.
Some cases show prominent microcyst formation or microcalcifications.