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Councilman's bodies

Alternative eponyms

  • Councilman's cells
  • Councilman's lesions
  • Councilman-Rocha Lima bodies"

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Small, hyalinous, round or oval oxyphilic inclusions in the cytoplasm of hepatic cells seen in yellow fever.

Description

Small, hyalinous, round or oval oxyphilic inclusions in the cytoplasm of hepatic cells seen in yellow fever – believed to represent necrosis around viral particles. The may also be seen in other form of toxic or viral hepatitis and more rarely in some bacterial and even parasitic infections. Eosin staining.

Bibliography

  • W. T. Councilman:
    Diseases and its causes.
    New York: H. Holt & Co., 1913. 254 pages.

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