plasma cell

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Synonyms for plasma cell

a cell that develops from a B lymphocyte in reaction to a specific antigen

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Multiple myeloma is also known as plasma cell myeloma and is a cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell.
IgG4-positive plasma cell infiltration in the diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis.
Chi-square test was done to determine the relationship between plasma cell morphological type and plasma cell burden (%] using SPSS version 20.
No environmental or occupational exposures have been definitively established as causes for any plasma cell disorder.
3) There is an absence of related organ or tissue impairment due to plasma cell dyscrasias, such as renal failure or anaemia, and normal calcium levels.
The plasma cell component is not neoplastic and thus plasmacytoma with reactive meningothelial hyperplasia or a collision tumour involving meningioma and plasmacytoma can both be excluded.
Understanding the mechanism that governs plasma cell differentiation is also critical for the optimal design of vaccines and adjuvants, which are added to vaccines to boost the body's immune response.
A 68-year-old woman with a bone marrow biopsy positive for kappa monotypic plasma cells (approximately 90% total) and flow cytometric analysis showing kappa-restricted plasma cells (approximately 17% of total) had unremarkable serum and urine immunofixation electrophoresis (Fig.
Our case shows a dense and diffuse atypical plasma cell infiltrate consisting of a mixture of small normal appearing plasma cells and larger atypical occasionally pleomorphic plasma cells (Figure 4).
Immunophenotyping was done to asses for plasma cell Markers--CD 38 & CD 138.
The differential diagnosis was plasma cell tumor and rhabdomyosarcoma.
Examination of specimens obtained via bone marrow aspiration and biopsy showed diffuse interstitial plasma cell infiltration (35% plasma cells).
Kurosaki, ERKs induce expression of the transcriptional repressor Blimp-1 and subsequent plasma cell differentiation.
Contained in the robotic plasma cell is a 3-axis desktop robot that is reportedly easy to set up, has a quick start-up procedure and a large screen programme system.
International contributors report on recent research in multiple myeloma (also known as myeloma or plasma cell myeloma), a progressive hematological disease.