Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Microscopic (histologic) images | Positive stains | Negative stains | Differential diagnosis
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Definition / general
- Often associated with extramedullary hematopoiesis when present in lymph nodes
- 35 year old woman with megakaryocytes mimicking metastatic breast carcinoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2002;126:618)
Microscopic (histologic) images
- Multinucleated histiocytes: larger, more cytoplasm, vesicular nuclei that are not multilobated, CD68+