Touton cell

Touton cell

(toot′ŏn)
[Karl Touton, Ger. dermatologist, 1858–1934]
A giant multinucleated cell found in lesions of xanthomatosis.
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7) Although these Touton cells are thought to be pathognomonic of JXG, early lesions may lack these cells.
14) Touton cells are large, lipid-laden histiocytes with multiple nuclei arranged around a central island of cytoplasm.
The cellular infiltrate also includes various proportions of giant cells, Touton cells, lymphocytes, eosinophils, and neutrophils.