Reed-Sternberg cell

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Reed-Stern·berg cell

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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FNAC from the cervical node appeared moderately cellular showing polymorphous infiltration of mature lymphocytes, eosinophils, mononuclear giant cells with prominent nucleoli, occasional bi-nucleate Reed Sternberg cells, epithelioid granuloma in a fibrinous background.
The expression of the Hodgkin's disease associated antigen Ki-1 in reactive and neoplastic lymphoid tissue: evidence that Reed- Sternberg cells and histiocytic malignancies are derived from activated lymphoid cells.
Originally described as strong label for Hodgkin\'s and Reed Sternberg cells of classical HD, CD30 is now found not specific to HD.