a cystic salivary-gland tumor containing epithelial and lymphoid tissue, affecting almost exclusively the parotid gland.
benign glandular tumor arising in the parotid gland and composes of two rows of eosinophilic epithelial cells, which are often cystic and papillary, together with a lymphoid stroma.
adenolymphoma/ad·e·no·lym·pho·ma/ (-lim-fo´mah) a benign parotid gland tumor characterized by cystic spaces lined by tall columnar eosinophilic epithelial cells, overlying a lymphoid tissue–containing stroma.
Warthin,Aldred S., U.S. pathologist, 1866-1931.
Warthin tumor - a benign glandular tumor, usually arising in the parotid gland. Synonym(s): adenolymphoma
Warthin-Finkeldey cells - giant cells with multiple overlapping nuclei, found in lymphoid tissue in measles, especially during the prodromal stage. Synonym(s): Finkeldey cells
Warthin-Starry silver stain - a stain for spirochetes in which preparations are incubated in 1% silver nitrate solution followed by a developer.
Warthin-Starry staining method
a cystic salivary-gland tumor containing epithelial and lymphoid tissue.