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Mikulicz's cells

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Large, round or oval vacuolated phagocyte with small pyknotic nucleus seen in the nodules of rhinoscleroma.

Description

Large, round or oval vacuolated phagocyte with small pyknotic nucleus seen in the nodules of rhinoscleroma. Embedded in the mucous mass the cells often contain large quantities of phagozythised rhinoscleroma bacteria – Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis.

Bibliography

  • J. von Mikulicz-Radecki:
    Über das Rhinosklerom (Hebra).
    [von Langenbeck’s] Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin, 1877, 20: 485-534.

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