columnar cell


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columnar cell

An epithelial cell with height greater than its width.
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C, iSMILE: invasive carcinoma with nests of stratified columnar cells and peripheral palisading.
(24) In our study, more than half of the benign lesions were fibrocystic change with or without epithelial hyperplasia, followed by columnar cell lesions.
(%) 1 Fibroadenoma with Usual Ductal 46 (15.9%) 14 (36.8%) Hyperplasia (UDH) 2 Fibrocystic disease with UDH 73 (40.1%) 13 (34.2%) 3 Sclerosing adenosis with UDH 21 (13.3%) 2 (5.2%) 4 Intraductal papilloma with UDH 6 (3.8%) 1 (2.6%) 5 FCD with columnar cell change -- 8 (21%) with UDH 5 Adenosis with Usual Lobular 10 (2.5%) 1(2.6%) Hyperplasia (ULH) Table 7: Comparison of Association of Benign Lesions with Epithelial Proliferative Lesions with Atypia Tarek Tawfik Present Sl.
The columnar cell variant of PTC can pose a diagnostic challenge.
E, The peripheral lining cells of encapsulated papillary carcinoma may rarely take on the appearance of piano key-like columnar cells with subnuclear vacuoles and reverse polarity.
The glands of tubular carcinoma are angulated and teardrop-shaped, and some show luminal cytoplasmic snouts, similar to the luminal cytoplasmic snouts seen in columnar cell change.
Noninvasive urothelial carcinoma with glandular differentiation is often a small lesion with papillary (fibrovascular cores lined by columnar epithelium; Figure 2, A), cribriform (columnar cells making large or small individual glandular spaces; Figure 2, B), and flat architectural patterns (columnar cells lining a flat surface; Figure 2, C).
Columnar cell papilloma is an uncommon (3-5%) variant of Schneiderian papilloma.
Significance of acid-mucin-positive nongoblet columnar cells in the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.
In contrast, the columnar cell type shows a high TP53 mutational frequency, with G to T transversions, considered to be caused by exogenous carcinogenic agents like those found in tobacco smoke.
The ducts and surface are similarly lined by variably vacuolated cuboidal to columnar cells and mucus cells that are thought to secrete neutral mucopolysaccharides (Andrews 1988) (Fig.