fibrous astrocyte

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star-shaped cells with long processes

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21) Occasionally, fibrous astrocytes are obscured by myriad calcospherites.
Large lesions, often referred to as massive gliosis, consist of spindle and polygonal fibrous astrocytes, virtually identical to those found in astrocytomas (Figures 6 and 7).
Histologically, they consist of bland spindle-shaped and polygonal fibrous astrocytes, or large cells with glassy, eosinophilic cytoplasm, similar to gemistocytes of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.
Fibrous astrocytes were seen in the vicinity of the blood capillaries and exhibited a small cell body, large oval nucleus and a dark staining nucleolus with processes extending from the perikaryon.