Wintersteiner rosettes

Win·ter·stei·ner ro·settes

rosettes found only in retinal embryonic tumors, formed by a group of columnar cells with a peripheral basement membrane arranged in a radial manner around a central cavity, the spokes corresponding to the photoreceptors.
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Hugo, Austrian ophthalmologist, 1865-1918.
Wintersteiner rosettes - found only in retinal embryonic tumors.
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Some areas of epithelial component show Homer-Wright and Flexner Wintersteiner rosettes while some areas show primitive neuroectodermal component with gland formation.