(lahng'hahnz), Do not confuse this name with Langerhans. Avoid the incorrect forms Langhan and Langhan's.
Theodor, German pathologist, 1839-1915. See: Langhans cells, Langhans-type giant cells, Langhans layer, Langhans stria.
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Microphotograph showing Caseating Necrosis, Granulomas with Langhans type of Giant Cells.
Langhans first described an intestinal carcinoid tumor in 1867 (2).
The specimen in the histopathological analysis revealed Langhans giant cells and epithelioid cell granulomata, which was consistent with tuberculosis (Figure 4).
Histological aspect of granulomas at 28, 77 and 90 days post-infection: At 28 dpi, liver granulomas had focal lesions with three well-defined areas: an internal zone containing residues of the parasite, a middle zone with the presence of epithelioid macrophages and Langhans giant cells (multinucleated) and an external area with some lymphocytes and few eosinophils (Fig.
Splenic angiosarcoma was first described by Langhans in 1879 (3).
Microscopic examination of the soft tissue revealed granulomatous inflammation with multinucleated Langhans giant cells and caseous necrosis.
A reinterpretation of Langhans' 'wuchernde struma'," The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol.
Langhans et al., "The HLA-[E.sup.R]/HLA-[E.sup.R] genotype affects the natural course of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and is associated with HLA-E-restricted recognition of an HCV-derived peptide by interferon-y-secreting human CD8+ T cells," The Journal
An incisional biopsy under local anesthesia was performed from the ala of the nose for microscopic evaluation, which revealed non-caseating granulomas comprised of epitheloid cells and few Langhans giant cells with focal areas of lymphocytic infiltration [Figure 2].
(14) Exactly when this reader prepared the text is unclear; Edward Langhans includes the volume in his survey of Restoration Promptbooks, but does not rule out a Jacobean or Caroline date.
A skin biopsy was taken from the plaque on the malar region, which revealed typical tuberculoid granulomas in the upper dermis consisting of epithelioid cells, Langhans giant cells, and dense lymphocytic infiltrate with dermal edema suggestive of tuberculoid leprosy with mild type-one reaction (Fig.