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an abscess visible only under a microscope.
Pautrier's microabscess one of the well-defined collections of mycosis cells located within the epidermis in T-cell lymphoma and mycosis fungoides.
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A very small circumscribed collection of leukocytes in solid tissues.
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microabscessA focal aggregate of neutrophils seen in skin disease (e.g., mycosis fungoides (Pautrier’s microabscess), psoriasis (Munro’s microabscess), bullous pemphigoid (papillary microabscess)) or elsewhere (e.g., in perivascular tissues of lung in Wegener’s granulomatosis).
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microabscessA focal aggregate of PMNs seen in skin disease–eg, mycosis fungoides–Pautrier's microabscess, psoriasis–Munro's microabscess, bullous pemphigoid–papillary microabscess, or elsewhere–eg, in perivascular tissues of lung in Wegener's granulomatosis. See Munro's abscess.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A small circumscribed collection of leukocytes in solid tissues.
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