MZ-B

(redirected from Marginal Zone B Cell)
AcronymDefinition
MZ-BMarginal Zone B Cell
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Since the initial descriptions of lymphomas of MALT in 1983 and 1984, the morphologic criteria have evolved and expanded to encompass the following: a more precise definition of various cell types in MALT lymphoma, proposals for "lymphoepithelial lesions" and "follicular colonization," the relationship between MALT lymphomas and marginal zone B cells, and a scoring system for diagnosis of gastric MALT lymphoma.
26) Anti-cytokeratin antibody, along with CD20/CD19 and CD5 antibodies, can facilitate identification of the lymphoepithelial lesions, highlighting marginal zone B cells in these areas.
These subsets included early and late memory B cells and naive cells, a minor subset of marginal zone B cells.