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Gaucher cells

Monday 2 June 2008

Gaucher cell

Definition: Gaucher cells are found in the lungs, liver, spleen, thymus, adrenal glands, bone mafrow and brain.

Images

- Gauche cells in Gaucher disease : crumpled tissue paper appearance

Etiology

- Gaucher disease

Differential diagnosis

- pseudo-Gaucher cells

Synopsis

- periodic acid-Shiff (PAS)-positive
- alcian blue-positive
- CD68-positive

See also

- foamy cells

Portfolio

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