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histiocyte

[′his·tē·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
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Through a lymph node biopsy, the diagnosis of histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis, or Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD), was made.
Histiocytic necrotizing lymphadenitis (Kikuchi's disease): In situ end-labeling, immunohistochemical, and serologic evidence supporting cytotoxic lymphocyte-mediated apoptotic cell death.
The crystal-laden cells showed strong and diffuse immunoreactivity with CD68 (Figure 2, D), confirming their histiocytic origin.
Pathologic examination of tissue biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis, and histologic appearance is characterized by hemosiderin deposition, histiocytic infiltrate, and giant cells.
Histologic examination on hematoxylin and eosin stained paraffin-embedded tissue revealed replacement of the parotid gland with sheets of large histiocytic cells containing abundant clear to eosinophilic cytoplasm and large vesicular nuclei.
Virus-associated hemophagocytic syndrome: a benign histiocytic proliferation distinct from malignant histiocytosis.
A second needle biopsy sample showed chronic inflammation with a histiocytic reaction and negative stains for AFB and fungi, but it was deemed nondiagnostic.
When urate crystals are not seen, the surrounding histiocytic reaction (Figure 8) resembles granulomatous inflammation, especially tuberculosis.
a dense interstitial histiocytic infiltrate with numerous multinucleated, foreign-body type giant cells.
Fine needle aspiration of the right parotid gland showed neutrophilic and histiocytic exudate, necrotic debris and Gram positive cocci.
The foci have a central core of smudged basophilic degenerated connective tissue (necrobiosis) surrounded by a histiocytic infiltrate.
There's growing interest in our molecular diagnostic tests by hematology-oncology specialists, particularly for the cell-free detection and monitoring of mutational status in patients with histiocytic diseases, as well as other hematologic malignancies that harbor the BRAF V600E mutation," said Mark Erlander, Ph.