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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. Embedded in the mucous mass the cells often contain large quantities of phagozythised rhinoscleroma bacteria – Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis.


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

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