tonofibrils


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tonofibrils

system of minute fibrils within epithelial cell cytoplasm, linking to desmosomes at cell membrane; part of cytoskeleton
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The reported ultrastructural features of PCE include the presence of microvilli, lacy cytoplasm, and abundant tonofibrils.
The exact percentage of glassy cells needed to make the diagnosis of GCC is not well established, but it may range from 30% to 100%[1,9] Ultrastructurally, glassy cells may show intermediate filaments, polyribosomes, tonofibrils, and desmosomes.
Few primitive desmosomes and sparse tonofibrils were rarely observed.