Lymph nodes & spleen, nonlymphoid
Lymph nodes-general
Mast cells


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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)

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