hematoxylin-eosin stain


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hematoxylin-eosin stain

A widely used method of staining tissues for microscopic examination. It stains nuclei blue-black and cytoplasm pink.
See also: stain
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Three patterns were observed by hematoxylin-eosin stained specimens.
lower back, by punch biopsy, stained with hematoxylin-eosin stain and seen under light microscopy.
Several potential mimickers of urothelial carcinoma were identified with hematoxylin-eosin stain. A and B, Several cases showed small- to medium-sized nests of infiltrating carcinoma with only mild nuclear atypia.
Atrophic seminiferous tubules with small diameters, absence of spermatogenesis, increased numbers of Sertoli cells, and thickened basement membranes (hematoxylin-eosin stain, x200).
3.: Invasive micropapillary carcinoma: a) microscopic view of the bladder wall with tumour localized in the superficial part and extended to muscle (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification, x 40); b) cytological features of invasive micropapillary carcinoma: tumour cells showing moderate amounts of cytoplasm, vesicular nuclei and markedly uneven coarse chromatin (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification, x 400).
(2) These cells appear to be epithelial on hematoxylin-eosin stain; however, electron microscopy and IHC stains reveal that they are of vascular origin.