Walthard cell nests also called as
- Walthard nests
- Walthard cell rest
Benign cluster of epithelial cells
Most commonly found
Most commonly found in – connective tissue of the Fallopian tubes
Also seen in
- ovarian hilus
‘Coffee Bean Nuclei’
Typically have elliptical nuclei with a long groove (along the major axis) – so-called “coffee bean” nuclei.
Histological similarity of the epithelium of Walthard cell rests and Brenner tumors to the urothelium of the lower urinary tract
Nephron, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Walthard cell nests – Morphologic features:
- Elliptical nuclei with a groove along the major axis; “coffee bean” nucleus.
- Nests – solid sheet of cells.