small cleaved cell


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small cleaved cell

a lymphoid cell of follicular center cell origin that has an irregularly shaped nucleus with clumped chromatin, absent nucleoli, and one or more clefts in the nuclear membrane.
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follicular, predominantly large cell (FL) diffuse, small cleaved cell (DSC)(*) diffuse mixed, small and large cell (DM) diffuse, large cell cleaved or noncleaved cell (DL)
Expression of p53 protein is significantly increased in follicular large cell lymphoma (grade 3) compared with follicular small cleaved cell lymphoma (grade 1) in adults.
Subsequently, in 1992, Miettinen[24] described [CD30.sup.+] cells in 51% of nodular small cleaved cell lymphomas studied.