Rudolf Virchow

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Noun1.Rudolf Virchow - German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)Rudolf Virchow - German pathologist who recognized that all cells come from cells by binary fission and who emphasized cellular abnormalities in disease (1821-1902)
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LL lesions were characterized by massive macrophage inltration containing a variable number of Virchow cells, full of bacilli accompanied by few lymphocytes, separated from the at epidermis by a clear zone.
The histopathological erythematous-edematous plaque (performed in the patient's arm) revealed diffuse histiocytic infiltrate, rich in foamy cells (Virchow cells) with perineural involvement, perivascular, and periannexal (Figure 5).
However, we noticed that both Virchow cells with a vacuolated aspect and spindle storiform cells (present in the histoid form) were positive for CD68 (Figures 2a, 2b).