perisinusoidal space

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per·i·si·nu·soi·dal space

the potential extravascular space between the liver sinusoids and liver parenchymal cells.
Synonym(s): Disse space

Disse,

Josef, German anatomist, 1852-1912.
Disse space - the potential extravascular space between the liver sinusoids and liver parenchymal cells. Synonym(s): perisinusoidal space

perisinusoidal space

the space separating sinusoids from hepatocytes; it is occupied by cells, reticular fibers and hepatocytic microvilli.
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Microscopically findings were characterized by dilatation of the space of Disse by glycogen extruded from hepatocytes with endothelial rupture and subsequent erosion of the hepatocytes.
Andersen and Hart [l] proposed that hepatic telangiectasis is due to glycogen accumulation in the sub endothelial region of the sinusoid which distort and destroy the endothelium, allowing the blood to enter the space of Disse, eroding the hepatocytes.
Kupffer cells, located in the space of Disse, tested positive for hemosiderin (iron pigments) (Lyon et al.

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