Table of ContentsClinical images | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Pernick N. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skinnontumornephrosystfibrosis.html. Accessed May 20th, 2022.
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