Table of ContentsDefinition / General
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Definition / General
- Chromaffin cells have cytoplasmic granules that appear brown when fixed with a dichromate solution
- Traditionally associated with adrenal medulla or extraadrenal paraganglion tissues (pheochromocytomas)
- Types of stains for chromaffin include: Modified Giemsa, Schmorl's, Wiesel's