Giant cell stromal reaction in squamous cell carcinomata

  title={Giant cell stromal reaction in squamous cell carcinomata},
  author={A. Mick Burkhardt and J. -O. Gebbers},
  journal={Virchows Archiv A},
Ten cases of oral squamous cell carcinoma, treated by bleomycin, were studied by electron microscopy with particular regard to the stromal reaction. The genesis and phagocytic function of multinucleated giant cells of foreign body type were observed. These cells phagocytize devitalized, keratinized tumor cells in particular. Their genesis from monocytic… CONTINUE READING