Askenazy cells
Abnormal thyroid epithelial cells found in autoimmune thyroiditis. The cubical cells line small acini and have eosinophilicgranular cytoplasm and often bizarre nuclear morphology. Also known as Hurthle cells, oxyphil cells or oncocytes.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Hurthle cells — See Askenazy cells …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • oxyphil cells — See Askenazy cells …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • oncocytes — See Askenazy cells …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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