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Related to Pautrier's microabscess: Sézary syndrome, Mycosis fungoides lymphoma

microabscess

 [mi″kro-ab´ses]
an abscess visible only under a microscope.
Pautrier's microabscess one of the well-defined collections of mycosis cells located within the epidermis in T-cell lymphoma and mycosis fungoides.

mi·cro·ab·scess

(mī'krō-ab'ses),
A very small circumscribed collection of leukocytes in solid tissues.

microabscess

/mi·cro·ab·scess/ (mi″kro-ab´ses) a very small, localized collection of pus.
Pautrier's microabscess  one of the well-defined collections of mycosis cells located within the epidermis in T-cell lymphoma and mycosis fungoides.

microabscess

[mīkrō·ab′ses]
Etymology: Gk, mikros, small; L, abscedere, to go away
a very small abscess.

microabscess

A focal aggregate of neutrophils seen in skin disease (e.g., mycosis fungoides (Pautrier’s microabscess), psoriasis (Munro’s microabscess), bullous pemphigoid (papillary microabscess)) or elsewhere (e.g., in perivascular tissues of lung in Wegener’s granulomatosis).

microabscess

A focal aggregate of PMNs seen in skin disease–eg, mycosis fungoides–Pautrier's microabscess, psoriasis–Munro's microabscess, bullous pemphigoid–papillary microabscess, or elsewhere–eg, in perivascular tissues of lung in Wegener's granulomatosis. See Munro's abscess.

mi·cro·ab·scess

(mī'krō-ab'ses)
A small circumscribed collection of leukocytes in solid tissues.

microabscess

abscess visible only under a microscope.

Munro microabscess
a small collection of neutrophils within or under the stratum corneum.
Pautrier microabscess
a collection of malignant lymphocytes in the epidermis occurring as solid intraepidermal nodules; seen in epitheliotropic lymphomas.