histologic examination

histologic examination

The study of a tissue specimen by staining it and examining it by LM. See Light microscopy.
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Orbital exploration and histologic examination revealed a benign cyst consisting of fibrous tissue, conjunctiva, and skeletal muscle bundles.
Histologic examination of one of the lesions reveals a septal panniculitis without vasculitis.
Surprisingly, histologic examination of the uterus revealed infiltration of muscle bundles, consisting of sheets of atypical cells reminiscent of lymphoid cells (Figure 1a).
In another study by Machler et al routine histologic examination with PAS stain was found to be equal to culture and superior to KOH in leading to a diagnosis of dermatophyte infection of nail5.
The organs are individually weighed, photographed, serially sectioned, and sampled for histologic examination (i.e., tissues suspicious for pathologic changes are examined under the microscope).
Histologic examination showed a moderately cellular lesion composed of fascicles of bland spindle cells embedded in a variably collagenous stroma (figure 2, A).
Histologic examination shows mucin deposition in the upper and mid reticular dermis, increased fibroblast, dermal fibrosis and increased collagen deposition.
On histologic examination, a cystic structure lined by a transitional epithelium was reported (Figure 3).
Histologic examination of the brain metastasis was consistent with syncytiotrophoblastic cells.