Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Metabolic diseases

Topic Completed: 1 April 2012

Revised: 23 January 2019, last major update April 2012

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PubMed Search: Mucopolysaccharidosis liver[TI]

Komal Arora, M.D.
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Cite this page: Arora K. Mucopolysaccharidosis. website. Accessed December 11th, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • No abnormalities
Positive stains
  • Colloidal iron stains mucosubstances in Kupffer cells and hepatocytes
Electron microscopy description
  • Lysosomes in all cells contain flocculent material
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