and Systemic Histopathology, C601&C602
Slide 124: Spleen with Amyloidosis
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slide, it's easy to understand how functionless it must have been.
I think it's easy to see the extensive parenchymal deposition of the amyloid
protein. That's what you're looking for.
See this slide with the
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picture. The amyloid material is diffusely spread throughout the splenic
parenchyma. You might want to compare this slide to a normal spleen to
see how involved it is. Take this time to consider all the places you can
see amyloid accumulate. What are the basic forms of amyloidosis?