pseudo-Gaucher cell

pseu·do-Gauch·er cell

(gō-shā'),
a plasma cell, microscopically resembling a Gaucher cell, found in the bone marrow in some cases of multiple myeloma.

Gaucher,

Philippe Charles Ernest, French physician, 1854-1918.
Gaucher cells - large, finely and uniformly vacuolated cells derived from the reticuloendothelial system and found especially in the spleen, lymph nodes, liver, and bone marrow of patients with Gaucher disease.
Gaucher disease - a lysosomal storage disease. Synonym(s): cerebroside lipidosis; familial splenic anemia
Gaucher type of histiocyte
pseudo-Gaucher cell - a plasma cell, microscopically resembling a Gaucher cell, found in the bone marrow in some cases of multiple myeloma.
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29) Accumulation of immunoglobulin light chains within histiocytes may mimic the appearance of Gaucher cells or of the so-called pseudo-Gaucher cells seen in chronic myelogenous leukemia.
In some cases the histiocytes can have the appearance of pseudo-Gaucher cells or have fibroblast-like featutes [4], Often these forms of histiocytes are heavily loaded with infective agents (Leishmaniasis, fungal infections and acid-fast bacilli).
Similar-appearing pseudo-Gaucher cells are seen in chronic myelogenous leukemia.