Rhomboid Crystal

A descriptive term for
(1) The characteristic membrane-bound, rod-shaped crystalloid structures with 10 nm periodicity seen by electron microscopy in the malignant polygonal cells of alveolar soft part sarcoma and
(2) The notched cholesterol crystals obtained from joint fluid in patients with diverse chronic inflammatory or chronic degenerative arthropathies
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