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Pick's cell (Ludwig Pick)

Alternative eponyms

  • Niemann-Pick cells

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Histiocyte present in the spleen and bone marrow in Niemann-Pick disease.

Description

Histiocyte (20-90 my diameter) present in the spleen and bone marrow in Niemann-Pick disease, containing phagocytosed material giving its cytoplasm a foamy appearance.

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