Table of ContentsMicroscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Positive stains
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Microscopic (histologic) description
- 1-3 microns in diameter
- Predominantly subnuclear location
- Yellow-brown to gray-brown granules with a dark blue rim
- Fontana-Masson, PAS with diastase, Congo Red, Luxol Fast Blue, Oil-Red-O (exhibits yellow autofluorescence, Am J Surg Pathol 1994;18:446)