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capillary loops

Minute blood vessels in the papillae of the dermis.
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Note the longitudinally arranged, densely packed capillary loops with dilated tips (arrowheads) at the bottom and the flat capillary network at the lateral wall (arrows).
Typical abnormalities in a patient diagnosed with mild nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy on color fundus photographs (a): microaneurysms surrounded by capillary nonperfusion area (1, 2), punched out foveal avascular zone (FAZ) outline (3), capillary loops surrounded by capillary nonperfusion area (4, 5), blind-end capillaries (6, 7), and capillary nonperfusion area (3, 9).
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.
A final anatomical aspect of the glomerulus is the mesangial cells, which are located between the capillary loops. They support the capillary structures and carry out some phagocytic activities.
"Essential oils penetrate the skin, reaching into blood capillary loops at the bottom of hair follicles.
Positive PLA2R was characteristically exhibited as granular staining along the capillary loops in the glomeruli.
A second biopsy showed a subepidermal split along with dyskeratotic keratinocytes within the epidermis and widely dilated capillary loops. The clinicians diagnosed bullous erythema ab igne (EAI) after learning that the patient had been using a space heater for a couple of months and the device was positioned near the left of her legs.
Renal biopsy, during which 24 glomeruli were examined including four cellular, six fibrocellular, and one fibrous crescent, revealed necrotizing crescentic pauci-immune glomerulonephritis with fibrinoid necrosis in the capillary loops of some glomeruli.
The glomeruli show a constellation of findings, including a diffuse form with mesangial sclerosis and uniform thickening of capillary loops, nodular lesions recognized as KW lesions, exudative or segmental hyalinosis lesions, and the subcapsular capsular drops.
The entire curved length of the GBM of all open capillary loops (loop length, LL) and the number of foot processes (FPN) overlying capillary loops were measured.