Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Normal
Mast cells

Author: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 20 June 2018, last major update July 2013

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PubMed Search: Mast cells [title] lymph nodes [title]

Cite this page: DePond, W. D. Normal: mast cells. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lymphnodesmastcells.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Difficult to detect
  • Distinct cytoplasmic boundaries, faintly granular cytoplasm, large pale nuclei
  • Some cells are elongated and resemble fibroblasts
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Mast cells in subcapsular and medullary sinuses

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Mast cell (stain unknown)

Electron microscopy images

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Various images