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hematoxylin bodies

 

Definition: poorly defined, homogeneous basophilic remnants of whole nuclei, so named becaus e of their affinity for hematoxylin stain; an occasional finding in the fixed tissues of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, but observed more frequently in the renal glomeruli and the walls of blood vessels, and probably related to the LE phenomenon.

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