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siderophore

 [sid´er-o-for]
a macrophage containing hemosiderin.

sid·er·o·phore

(sid'er-ō-fōr),
1. A large extravasated mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of patients with longstanding pulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
See also: heart failure cell.
2. Secreted molecule which chelates iron.
Synonym(s): siderophage
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]

siderophore

/sid·ero·phore/ (sid´er-o-for″) a macrophage containing hemosiderin.

sid·er·o·phore

(sid'ĕr-ō-fōr)
A large, extravasated, mononuclear phagocyte containing granules of hemosiderin, found in the sputum or in the lungs of people with long-standingpulmonary congestion from left ventricular failure.
Synonym(s): siderophage.
[sidero- + G. phoros, bearing]

siderophore

a macrophage containing hemosiderin.
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Some siderophages may contain hematoidin or bilirubin crystals, which are golden-yellow rectangular crystals.
Patients going for surgical lung biopsy may show a spectrum of injury ranging from acute lung injury with siderophages to fibrosis in the same lobe.
If the patient presents with hemoptysis, bronchoalveolar lavage specimens may be useful in the confirmation of alveolar hemorrhage by the presence of abundant siderophages.
Some small foci of siderophages and very few microcalcifications were present (Figure 5, D).
The myocardium demonstrated a transmural subacute infarct characterized by fibrovascular granulation tissue with siderophages and scattered plasma cells.
There are numerous red blood cells, and the intervening stroma is fibrosclerotic or myxoid, with scattered myofibroblasts, siderophages, and inflammatory cell infiltrates.
4) Sheets of apocrine cells and a proteinaceous background with histiocytes and siderophages may also be present.
There are numerous red blood cells, and intervening stroma is fibrosclerotic or myxoid with scattered myofibroblasts, siderophages, and inflammatory cell infiltrates.
Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage of immunologic origin can be diagnosed with the bronchoscope when the TBB shows hemosiderin-laden macrophages in alveolar spaces, fibrin admixed with siderophages, and organizing pneumonia.