Reed-Sternberg cell

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Reed-Sternberg cell

[′rēd ′stərn‚bərg ‚sel]
(pathology)
An anaplastic reticuloendothelial cell constituting the characteristic microscopic feature of Hodgkin's disease.
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FNAC from the cervical node appeared moderately cellular showing polymorphous infiltration of mature lymphocytes, eosinophils, mononuclear giant cells with prominent nucleoli, occasional bi-nucleate Reed Sternberg cells, epithelioid granuloma in a fibrinous background.
Originally described as strong label for Hodgkin\'s and Reed Sternberg cells of classical HD, CD30 is now found not specific to HD.
[1] NS-cHL is sub-classified into 2 grades based on the presence of numerous large bizarre and anaplastic type of Reed Sternberg cells, which are graded as grade I.