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PubMed Search: Sarcoidosis conjunctiva

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Definition / general

Grossing recommendations of University of Illinois at Chicago:
  • Breadloaf to take n - 1 cross sections for a specimen that is n mm long (i.e. 9 cross sections for a 10 mm specimen), embed on edge, place all on one slide
  • Cut levels through entire specimen (one level of all cross sections will appear on each slide)
  • Make 3 slides of each level for H&E, AFB and fungi if necessary
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Noncaseating granulomas without microorganisms
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Noncaseating granulomas

Differential diagnosis
  • Tuberculosis, cat scratch fever, tularemia (all have extensive necrosis); syphilis, foreign body