Cowdry type A inclusion bodies
Intranuclear eosinophilic amorphous or droplet-like bodies surrounded by a clear halo, with marginations of chromatin on the nuclear membrane. They occur in such diseases as herpes simplex infection or yellow fever.
We thank Brian Fuehrlein for information submitted.
- E. V. Cowdry:
The problem of intranuclear inclusions in virus diseases.
Archives of Pathology, Chicago, 1934, 18: 527-542.
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