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Virchow-hassall bodies

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Virchow-Hassall bodies --> thymic corpuscle

small spherical bodies of keratinised and usually squamous epithelial cells arranged in a concentric pattern around clusters of degenerating lymphocytes, eosinophils, and macrophages; found in the medulla of the lobules of the thymus.

Synonym: hassall's bodies, hassall's concentric corpuscle, virchow-Hassall bodies.