monocytoid


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monocytoid

/mono·cy·toid/ (mon″o-si´toid) resembling a monocyte.
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In this scenario, the foremost role of the pathologist is vigilant assessment of the histologic features by the conscious determination of whether any cytologic atypia exists, whether the cells appear monocytoid, whether plasma cells are increased, and whether lymphoepithelial lesions are evident.
Monocytoid B-cell lymphomas: an assessment of diagnostic criteria and a perspective on histogenesis.
It has been suggested that staining for Bcl-2 may be useful in distinguishing between monocytoid B-cell hyperplasia and lymphoma, (57) but pitfalls include the variable expression of Bcl-2 in MALT lymphoma (58) and misinterpretation of staining in reactive T cells.
Reed et al[7] found that in 2% to 3% of their cases the majority of plasma cells expressed marked nuclear lobulation, contortion, or multinucleation, imparting a monocytoid appearance.
Extra-nodal monocytoid B-cell lymphoma of the urinary bladder [see comments].
Furthermore, diagnosis of lymphoma is strengthened by demonstration of epimyoepithelial complexes with infiltrating monocytoid B cells and lymphoid infiltration of surrounding fibroadipose tissue or perineural spaces.
A clinical analysis of two indolent lymphoma entities: mantle cell lymphoma and marginal zone lymphoma (including the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue and monocytoid B-cell subcategories)--a Southwest Oncology Group study.
1,2] Nathwani et al,[2] Campo et al,[3] and Swerdlow[4] have recently reviewed the characteristic features of this lymphoma, which include the presence of CD5-negative, CD10-negative, and cyclin D1-negative monocytoid B cells.
Low-grade B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue and monocytoid B-cell lymphoma.