Un·na-·Pap·pen·heim stain(ūn'ah pahp'ĕn-hīm),
a contrast stain consisting of a methyl green-pyronin solution; originally used for gonococci, but later used to detect RNA and DNA in tissue sections; RNA is stained red and DNA appears green; used to demonstrate plasma cells during chronic inflammation. See: methyl green-pyronin stain.
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Pappenheim,Artur, German physician, 1870-1916.
Pappenheim stain - a method for differentiating tubercle and smegma bacilli.
Unna-Pappenheim stain - see under Unna, Paul G
Unna,Paul Gerson, German dermatologist and staining expert, 1850-1929.
Unna disease - Synonym(s): seborrheic dermatitis
Unna mark - a pale vascular birthmark found on the nape of the neck in 25% to 50% of normal persons. Synonym(s): nape nevus
Unna stain - an alkaline methylene blue stain for plasma cells.
Unna syndrome - Synonym(s): seborrheic dermatitis
Unna-Pappenheim stain - a contrast stain used to detect RNA and DNA in tissue sections; used to demonstrate plasma cells during chronic inflammation.
Unna-Taenzer stain - Synonym(s): Taenzer stain
Unna-Thost syndrome - uniform keratoderma of the palms and soles, usually presenting in the first six months of life.
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