Luse bodies | definition of Luse bodies by Medical dictionary
Luse bod·ies (lūs),
collagen fibers with abnormally long spacing (exceeding 100 nm) between electron-dense bands.
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Luse, Sarah A., 20th century U.S. physician.
Luse bodies - collagen fibers with abnormally long spacing between electron-dense bands.
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References in periodicals archive
There are often bundles of long-spaced collagen called Luse bodies
in the stroma.
Electron microscopy was employed for identification of Luse bodies
in schwannomas, GFAP in astrocytomas and glioblastoma multiforme, membrane-bound inclusion granules in ganglioneuroblastomas, and catecholamine granules in phaeochromocytomas.