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medium power H&E stained section of stomach in GVHD with exploding crypt cells

exploding crypt cell


A descriptive term referring to the clustering of nuclear debris within expanding lacunae surrounding necrotic cells. Exploding crypt cells are an early finding in the stomach of patients with acute graft-versus-host disease. 

Reference Arch Pathol Lab Med Volume 136, Issue 7 (July 2012)

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