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ghost cell

1. a dead cell in which the outline remains visible, but without other cytoplasmic structures or stainable nucleus;
2. an erythrocyte after loss of its hemoglobin.
A shadowy, light pink (by H&E stain) cell wraith, with a well-demarcated cytoplasmic border that may accompany coagulation ,i.e., anoxic necrosis, accompanied by loss of cell detail
Cytology An anucleated yellow-orange squame seen in well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma
Dermatopathology Shadow cells
Hematology Achromacyte, achromatocyte, achromocyte, corps en demilune, erythrocyte ghost, ghost corpuscle, phantom cell, phantom corpuscle, shadow cell, shadow corpuscle
Oral pathology A pale, eosinophilic and swollen keratinocyte that lacks a nucleus but retains the cellular and nuclear contour, a finding characteristic of the calcifying odontogenic cyst
Parasitology Hemoglobin-depleted RBC ‘husks’ that are infected with the schizonts of Plasmodium ovale

ghost cell

(gōst sel)
1. A dead cell in which the outline remains visible, but without other cytoplasmic structures or stainable nucleus.
2. An erythrocyte after loss of its hemoglobin.
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There are different theories regarding the etiology of this material; while some authors believe that it may be a result of an inductive effect by the odontogenic epithelium on the adjacent mesenchymal tissue [10, 11], others suggest it may be originated from ghost cells [10, 13].
The diagnosis and treatment of dentinogenic ghost cell tumor.
Ellis, "Odontogenic ghost cell carcinoma: a case report with reference to the relation between apoptosis and ghost cells," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics, vol.
Caption: Figure 5: Sheets of ghost cells seen exhibiting only the basic cellular outline but lacking nuclear and cytoplasmic details.
Effects of Estimation Methods for Ghost Cells. In MS, the error in the friction drag appears to arise from two sources: (1) the estimated shear stress and (2) the estimated surface area vector.
The characteristic histopathologic appearance consists of ghost cells and basaloid cells.
Histological diagnosis of pilomatricoma is rarely difficult, with characteristic findings showing islands of ghost cells (also known as shadow cells) surrounded by basaloid cells (Fig.
Construct an extended volume consisting of owned cells plus ghost cells (EXTVOL) based on r3s.
Cells with no nuclei are called ghost cells. When I see a karyorrhexic cell, I know that it is a benign cell undergoing necrosis.
Our patient, a 57-year-old man, presented with cutaneous lesions in his legs, characterized by lobular panniculitis (PN) with fat necrosis and ghost cells. His serum lipase was 12 255 U/L at 25 [degrees]C (by a turbidimetric method from Boehringer Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; upper reference limit, 200 U/L).
The tumours are composed of islands of basaloid, keratinized epithelial cells called shadow or ghost cells whose cellular details are lost.
(7) FNAC may reveal the presence of ghost cells, basaloid cells, and calcium deposits in the mass, but without the presence of ghost cells in the aspirate, the diagnosis may be misleading.