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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY

Image Number 69 - Heart, amyloidosis

Arrow 1 depicts the peripherally located nuclei in the cross section of cardiac muscle . Notice the wide spacing between the cardiac muscle cells. This is due to the deposition of amyloid seen for example at arrow 2. This is being viewed with non-polarized light. With this stain the amyloid is a light salmon pink.

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