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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14) Touton cells are large, lipid-laden histiocytes with multiple nuclei arranged around a central island of cytoplasm.
7,8) Deep lesions may be more cellular and monotonous and may contain fewer Touton cells.
The cellular infiltrate also includes various proportions of giant cells, Touton cells, lymphocytes, eosinophils, and neutrophils.