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fried egg appearance 

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fried egg on toast

A descriptive term for a pattern fancifully likened to an egg fried with an intact yolk, which may refer to a cell or other structure surrounded by an empty rim of cytoplasm or uninvolved material.

Synonym Poached eg appearance

HAEMATOLOGY

A descriptive term for the appearance of the neoplastic cells in the bone marrow in hairy cell leukaemia

MICROBIOLOGY 

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fried egg appearance of Mycoplasma spp on a culture plate

(1) A descriptive term for the colony morphology of Mycoplasma hominis and M pneumonia on Shepherd’s differential growth medium (shown here), where the growth occurs in 2 planes, both deep to, and on the surface of the agar; M hominis is further characterised by its ability to use arginine

(2) A descriptive term for the colony morphology of Yersinia pestis which are irregular and measure 1-2 mm in diameter, when grown on sheep blood agar

fried egg appearance of oligodendroglioma image from New Medical Terms

high-power H&E stained section of oligodendroglioma with fried egg appearance

NEUROPATHOLOGY

A term referring to the high-power light microscopic appearance (image, left) of oligodendrogliocytes and oligodendrogliomas, in which cleared cytoplasm surrounds a large central nucleus, a finding regarded as an artefact due to slow fixation, leading the unwary into a misidagnosis. A similar finding may rarely occur in astrocytomas

fried egg appearance seminoma image from new Medical Terms

fried egg appearance seminoma

PATHOLOGY

A descriptive term referring to the high-power light microscopic appearance of classic seminomas (image, left) 

Note: Fried eggs may be either “scrambled” or “sunny side up”–with the yolk intact; the adjective “fried eggs” usually refers to the latter appearance

 

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