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Wednesday 29 March 2017

Basal plasmacytosis was defined as dense infiltrate of plasma cells around the deep part of the lamina propria or at the base of the crypts.

A localized infiltrate was indicative of focal basal plasmacytosis, whereas a multi-focal distribution represented a diffuse pattern.

See also

- basal anomalies
- mucosal plasmocytosis

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