Reed-Sternberg cell


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Reed-Stern·berg cell

 (rēd′stûrn′bûrg′)
n.
A large, abnormal, binucleated or multinucleated B cell that is characteristic of Hodgkin lymphoma.

[After Dorothy M. Reed (1874-1964), American pathologist, and Carl Sternberg (1872-1935), Austrian pathologist.]
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Hodgkin lymphoma is distinguished from other types of lymphoma by the presence of one characteristic type of cell, known as the Reed-Sternberg cell.
Hodgkin lymphoma is marked by the presence of an abnormal lymphocyte called the Reed-Sternberg cell (or B lymphocyte).
Hodgkin lymphoma |This is diagnosed if a particular cell is present (called the Reed-Sternberg cell) and is more common in people aged 15-35 or 55 and over.
Hodgkin lymphoma This is diagnosed if a particular cell is present (called the Reed-Sternberg cell) and is more common in people aged 15-35 or 55 and over.
Classical Hodgkin lymphoma is distinguished from other types of lymphoma by the presence of one characteristic type of cell, known as the Reed-Sternberg cell. The Reed-Sternberg cell expresses CD30.
Canellos, "The cellular biology of the Reed-Sternberg cell," Blood, vol.
The fine needle aspiration cytology showed medium to large malignant lymphocytes having finely dispersed chromatin with look-alike of Reed-Sternberg cell, which was suggestive of malignant lymphoma.
In other disorders where the Reed-Sternberg cell is found, the other elements do not surround the cell.
Both EBV DNA and EBV gene products (such as the EBVencoded small RNAs) are readily detectable in the pathognomonic cell of Hodgkin disease, the Reed-Sternberg cell in a significant portion of the cases in the West (especially in lymphomas of the mixed cellularity subtype), and in almost all patients in countries where EBV infection in childhood is endemic (50-53).
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia with coexistent Hodgkin's disease: implications for the origin of the Reed-Sternberg cell. Am I Surg Pathol.