Homer Wright rosettes

Homer Wright rosettes are differentiated tumour cells grouped around a central region containing neuropil (therefore its association with tumors of neuronal origin).

Pathology

Examples of tumours where these can be seen include:

History and etymology

Homer Wright rosettes are named after James Homer Wright (1869–1928), Massachusetts (USA), developer of the Wright stain.

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Article information

rID: 27736
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

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    Figure 1: Homer Wright rosettes in neuroblastoma
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