Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Clinical images | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
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Definition / general
- See also: Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in Breast - nonmalignant chapter
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Elastic fibers:
- Known as sclerotic bodies or “elastocollagenous balls”
- Originally thought to be pathognomonic of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, but subsequently described in other lesions in patients exposed to gadolinium