Mallory bodies


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Mal·lo·ry bod·ies

(mal'ŏ-rē),
large, poorly defined accumulations of eosinophilic material in the cytoplasm of damaged hepatic cells in certain forms of cirrhosis especially those due to alcoholism.

Mal·lo·ry bod·ies

(mal'ŏr-ē bod'ēz)
Large, poorly defined accumulations of eosinophilic material in the cytoplasm of damaged hepatic cells in certain forms of cirrhosis and marked fatty change especially due to alcoholism.
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12] Hepatic steatosis may be complicated by an inflammatory reaction with Mallory bodies encircled by neutrophils (Figure 2).
Microscopically, the liver cells are found to contain Mallory bodies surrounded by neutrophils attracted by chemotaxis to the denatured cytokeratin filaments.