follicular dendritic cell


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follicular dendritic cell

n.
Any of the cells present in aggregates of B cells that trap antigen-antibody complexes on their dendritic processes. Also called dendritic cell.
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7-9) In 1986, Monda et al (5) confirmed what Lennert (10) suspected as early as 1978 when they first documented the existence of a primary lymph node neoplasm whose features suggested follicular dendritic cell differentiation.
Follicular dendritic cell networks appear disrupted or "moth eaten," reflecting colonization by lymphoma.
Follicular dendritic cell tumor predominantly involves the cervical lymph nodes; however, it can also involve axillary, mediastinal, mesenteric, and retroperitoneal lymph nodes and extranodal sites such as tonsils, spleen, oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, liver, soft tissue, skin, and breast.
Extranodal follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract: morphologic, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analysis of two cases.
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: a report of six cases and a review of the Chinese literature.
Epstein-Barr virus-positive inflammatory pseudotumour and inflammatory pseudotumour-like follicular dendritic cell tumour.
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: A report of 14 cases and a review of the literature.
HIV-associated MCD may also be complicated by the co-existence or subsequent development of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, follicular dendritic cell sarcoma, Hodgkin's disease, and another KSHV-driven neoplasm, primary effusion lymphoma [14-17].
By interfering with normal follicular dendritic cell function, age likely has the same effect on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies as has been observed due to dedifferentiation of follicular dendritic cells (8).
Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS), a neoplasm with follicular dendritic cell differentiation, was first characterized by Monda et al1 in 1986.