columnar cell


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Noun1.columnar cell - an epithelial cell that is shaped like a columncolumnar cell - an epithelial cell that is shaped like a column; some have cilia
epithelial cell - one of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
spongioblast - any of various columnar epithelial cells in the central nervous system that develop into neuroglia
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Stratified mucin-producing intraepithelial lesions of the cervix: adenosquamous or columnar cell neoplasia?
(b) The suprabasal layer shows stellate reticulum-like formation, and the basal layer shows palisading tall columnar cell nuclei with focally mitoses (arrowheads) (HE; original magnification: x40 (a) and x200 (b)).
Bhuiya, "Mixed columnar cell and tall cell variant of papillary carcinoma of thyroid: a case report and review of the literature," Pathology, vol.
The breast ducts showed columnar cell change with apical snouts.
(8) Similarly, columnar cell change in ducts also exhibits loss of high-molecular-weight cytokeratins, as well as diffuse expression of estrogen receptor in the absence of atypia.
Theoretically, the increase reflects a greater circumferential and more representative columnar cell sample obtained from the endocervical canal.
The percentage of mindbomb homolog-1-positive cells among the stromal cells was 60%, whereas epithelial membrane antigen, AE1/AE3, and prostatic acid phosphatase were positive in the columnar cell lining the epithelial components, leading to a diagnosis of a high-grade malignant phyllodes tumour of the prostate.
The hallmark appearance of an oncocytic cell is one of a large cuboidal to columnar cell with hyperchromatic nuclei and finely granular eosinophilic cytoplasm (figure 2).
Lesions labeled as columnar cell lesions included columnar cell change and/or columnar cell hyperplasia.
In the present study, fibrocystic disease is the predominant benign lesion comprising 39 cases (41%), followed by fibroadenoma 26 cases (28%), fibrocystic disease with columnar cell change 13 cases (14%), sclerosing adenosis 8 cases (8%), intraductal papilloma 5 cases (5%), apocrine adenoma 3 cases (3%), benign phyllodes 1 case (1%) (Figure 2).
However, it is important to note that columnar cell alteration (columnar cell change/hyperplasia) and apocrine metaplasia, which are commonly seen in IDPs, are also negative for CK5/6 and thus may be a pitfall in stain interpretation.
Final pathology identified the mass as a columnar cell variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC).