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Cellular infiltrations

Wednesday 5 May 2004

Infiltration of a tissue by normal cells or tumoral cells.

Types

- inflammatory cell infiltrations

  • leukocytic infiltration (leukocytic infiltrates)
    • granulocytic infiltrations
    • lymphocytic infiltrations
  • plasmacytic infiltrations
  • histiocytic infiltrations (macrophagic infiltrations)
  • eosinophilic infiltrations
  • basophilic infiltrations
  • mastocytic infiltrations
  • granulomatous infiltrations
  • tuberculoid granulomatous infiltrations (tuberculoid granulomatoses)

- tumoral cell infiltrations (tumoral cellular infiltration)

Localization

- cardiac infiltration

  • endocardic infiltration
  • myocardic infiltration
  • pericardic infiltration

- cutaneous infiltration

  • epidermal infiltration
  • dermal infiltration
  • hypodermal infiltration

- muscular infiltration
- salivary infiltration