tissue culture appearance

tissue culture appearance

A loose, haphazard arrangement of plump, spindled cells—usually fibroblasts—that may have elongated cytoplasmic processes, typical of fibromatosis and nodular fasciitis, which creates a “storiform” pattern fancifully likened to that seen when normal fibroblasts are grown in culture media.
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