oxyphilic


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oxyphilic

(ˌɒksɪˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(Biology) biology relating to oxyphil
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Generally cellular specimens with abundant lymphocytes or lymphoid tangles and follicular cells showing a variety of changes in the same nodule, including variable oxyphilic change, nuclear pleomorphism, and nuclear anisocytosis.
suggested [15], only cases exhibiting lymphoplasmacytic infiltration with germinative center formation, oxyphilic cell metaplasia (Hurthle), atrophy, and thyroid follicle fibrosis (also called "signs of chronic oxyphilic lymphocytic thyroiditis") were diagnosed as HT histopathologically, provided that the AMA or ATA status was positive.
Variants include microscopic (<1 cm), widely invasive, oncocytic (Hurthle cell, Ashkenazy cell, oxyphilic cell) (figure 3), insular, trabecular, solid, signet-ring, and clear-cell types, among others.
Hidradenoma papilliferum with oxyphilic metaplasia: a clinicopathological study of 18 cases, including detection of human papillomavirus.
1 Histologic features of HT include diffuse infiltration of lymphoid cells usually with formation of lymphoid follicles, varying degrees of fibrosis, oxyphilic change or squamous metaplasia in the epithelial cells.
However several unusual variants of MTC including encapsulated tumors, anaplastic variants, oxyphilic variants, tumors with mixed follicular and parafollicular cell differentiation as well as melanin producing MTCs have been reported.
In the parathyroids these are called as oxyphilic cells, hurthle cells in thyroid and oncocytes in pituitary, salivary glands, breast and kidney.
This fish is an oxyphilic species and prefers waters with temperature below 20[degrees]C.
Chronic interferon-alpha exposure leads to changes in thyroid gland, including enlarged follicles lined by thickened granular and oxyphilic thyrocytes with diffuse mononuclear infiltrates of the stroma (8).
Oxyphilic adenomatoid tumor of the ovary: a case report with discussion of the differential diagnosis of ovarian tumors with vacuoles and related spaces.
The malignant category of follicular-patterned thyroid lesions includes FC (including its oxyphilic variant, also known as Hurthle cell carcinoma) (13) and FVPTC.