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starry sky appearance

Thursday 1 December 2005

starry-sky appearance

Synopsis

- cellular debris-laden macrophages

Images

- Burkitt lymphoma. Starry sky (lots of apoptosis = no anti-apoptosis protein = BCL2 neg), 100% Ki-67

- mammary carcinomas

Exemples

- Burkitt lymphoma
- lymphoblastic lymphoma
- mammary carcinomas

Images

- perineural invasion and starry sky appearance in triple negative mammary carcinomas

See also

- Lymphomas