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Langerhans cell

[′läŋ·ər‚hänz ‚sel]
(histology)
A type of cytotrophoblast in the human chorionic vesicle which is thought to secrete chorionic gonadotropin.
A highly branched dendritic cell of the mammalian epidermis showing a lobulated nucleus and a diagnostic organelle resembling a tennis racket.
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In addition to the MG, Spearman correlation analysis also showed that OSDI and SEEQ were positively correlated with CICD and Langerhans cells [ P < 0.
Distribution of Langerhans cells and mast cells within the human oral mucosa: New application sites of allergens in sublingual immunotherapy?
The histiocytes showed nuclear groove and kidney bean-shaped nuclei typical of Langerhans cells [Figure 3]a and clusters of foamy histiocytes [Figure 3]b were seen in BAL cytology.
Topical application of beta-glucan after exposure to UV has been shown to prevent the degradation of Langerhans cells in the skin and to improve the skin's natural defenses.
The epidemiology of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, Hematol Oncol Clin North Am.
Presence of Erdheim-Chester disease and Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the same patient: a report of 2 cases.
2005) Dynamics and function of Langerhans cells in vivo: dermal dendritic cells colonize lymph node areas distinct from slower migrating Langerhans cells.
Langerhans cells are derived from bone marrow dendritic cells and show pale clefted nuclei, abundant pale eosinophilic cytoplasm, and Birbeck granules.
LCH lesions of different ages are present throughout the course of the disease, however, it is the younger nodular lesions in periphery of the lung on CT images that are likely to harbor the exorbitant populations of Langerhans cells.
Langerhans cells are a type of white blood cell that normally help the body fight infection.
Uncircumcised men, on the other hand, are at higher risk of HIV acquisition because the inner foreskin layer allows HIV-infected cells to form apical viral synapses with the dendrites of Langerhans cells present on the moist mucosal surface of the glans and inner part of the prepuce.

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