Wednesday, October 7, 2009
57 - Sezary cell
*Sézary cells are medium to large lymphocytes with ceribriform nuclei and scant cytoplasm. The nucleus has been said to resemble a monocyte nucleus.
*An atypical T lymphocyte that contains vacuoles filled with mucopolysaccharide.
*It is a characteristic finding in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and its variants and present in the peripheral blood of patients with Sézary syndrome. Clusters of these cells in the epidermis is called Pautrier's microabscess.
*Also known as: