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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 78  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 207-216

Named cells in dermatology

Fiona F Sequeira1, Suneil Gandhi2, Usha Kini3, Ishwar Bhat1,  
1 Department of Dermatology, St John's Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Dermatology, JN Medical College, Belgaum, India
3 Department of Pathology, St John's Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Fiona F Sequeira
Department of Dermatology, St John«SQ»s Medical College and Hospital, Koramangala, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560 034
India




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Sequeira FF, Gandhi S, Kini U, Bhat I. Named cells in dermatology.Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2012;78:207-216


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 Introduction



This article briefly describes the named cells in dermatology. It's purpose is to serve as a ready reckoner to the postgraduates during their quiz preparations. They include the following:



General category



Normal cutaneous anatomy: Langerhans cells, Glomus cells, Veil cells, Mast cellsBullous disorders: Tzanck cellsEczematous disorders: Tadpole cellsMetabolic and storage disorders: Gargoyle cells, Gaucher's cell, Xanthoma cellsTumors: Basalioma cells, Basophilic and shadow cells, Doughnut cells, Flower cells, Granular cells, Halo cells, Hibernoma cells, Paget cells, Sezary cells, Signet ring cells, Spider web cells, Strap cells, Reed Sternberg cells, Vulvar Clear Cells of Toker, Floret giant cellsHistiocytic disorders: Touton giant cellsCollagen vascular disorders: LE cells, Tart cellsDrug induced: Podophyllin cellsKeratinization disorders: Mantle cells, Half and half cellsDisorders of the panniculus: Bean bag cellsDisorders of photoimmunology: Sunburn cellsBenign pigmented lesions: Balloon cellsPapulosquamous disorders: Pekin cellsInfectious disorders



Bacterial: Clue cells, Downey cells, Greenblatt and Pund cells, Lepra cells, Mikulicz cells, Von Hansemann cells, Langhan giant cellsProtozoal: Wright cellsViral: Koilocytes, Warthin Finkeldey cells, Mitosoid cells [Table 1].

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