capillary loops


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capillary loops

Minute blood vessels in the papillae of the dermis.
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The hypothesis that the dense-deposit disease and C3 glomerulonephritis are part of a continuum, as shown by cases that are intermediate between dense-deposit disease and C3 glomerulonephritis with some capillary loops showing the sausage-shaped intramembranous deposits of dense-deposit disease and other loops showing the subendothelial and subepithelial deposits of C3 glomerulonephritis on electron microscopy.
Further branching of a simple capillary loop results in forming a more complicated capillary bed, consisting of longitudinally oriented branches interconnected by short capillary segments (Fig.
The intensities of immunofluorescence staining in the mesangium, peripheral capillary loops, and peritubular capillaries were reported on a scale ranging from--(negative staining) to 4+ (intense staining), Table 3.