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Human lingual tuberculosis. An ultrastructural study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  580869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
According to morphological criteria, the predominant cells from human oral tuberculosis granulomas are classified as monocytes, epithelioid cells, and multinucleated giant cells. The morphology of each cell type is related to its speculated function. It is theorized that macrophages and epithelioid cells represent an in vivo line of differentiation from undifferentiated monocytes and that giant cells form from a coalescence or syncytium of macrophages. The role of these phagocytic cells and other participating inflammatory cells in granulomatous inflammation is discussed.
Authors:
R L Miller; D J Krutchkoff; B S Giammara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0003-9985     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  1978 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-08-28     Completed Date:  1978-08-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  360-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cytoplasm / ultrastructure
Epithelium / ultrastructure
Golgi Apparatus / ultrastructure
Humans
Macrophages / ultrastructure
Male
Middle Aged
Monocytes / ultrastructure
Organoids / ultrastructure
Tongue Diseases / pathology*
Tuberculosis / pathology*
Tuberculosis, Oral / pathology*

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