Foreign-body giant cell

Foreign-body giant cell

A foreign-body giant cell is a collection of fused macrophages (giant cell) which are generated in response to the presence of a large foreign body. [MeshName|Foreign+Body+Giant+Cell]

The nuclei are arranged in a disorganized manner.cite web |url=http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/INFLHTML/INFL056.html |title=Inflammation |format= |work= |accessdate=] This is in contrast to a Langhans giant cell, where the nuclei are arranged on the border.

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