Archives of the Middlesex Hospital Volume 9

Archives of the Middlesex Hospital Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...always lie between the epithelial cells, never within them, and as a consequence the epithelial cells seemed to be pushed aside by the intercalated lymphocytes. Origin.--The origin of these lymphocytal aggregations is very difficult to decide.-I have been unable to satisfy myself that they are formed from any of the pre-existing cells of the FIGUEE 1. Acute stage of Leukoplakia of the Tongue. A. Thickened epithelium. B. Intercalating lymphocytes. C. Zone of dense plasma cell proliferation from which almost all elastic tissue and collagen have been removed. D. Unaffected tissues containing yellow elastic fibres in large quantity. E. Bundles of muscle. This change in the sub-epithelial tissues extended over the entire leukoplakic area. (Senii-niagram matic. Main outlines drawn with camera lucida. Composite picture from slides stained, by Weigert's. PappenheivCs and the author's methods. Obj. 1 inch, ocular 4 Zeiss.) implicated connective tissue. Division either by mitosis or amitosis is never to be observed in them. They lie free within the spaces of the tissue meshwork, and I have been unable to find transitional forms between them and endothelial cells on the one hand or plasma cells on the other. It is true that in sections prepared with Pappenheim's stain the large mononuclear leucocytes are stained in a somewhat similar manner to the plasma cells, and between the former and the lymphocyte undoubted gradations of form can be observed. In these tissues, however, the large mononuclear leucocyte is too rare to be suspected of originating the enormous number of lymphocytes present. If not formed by the tissues on the spot it is clear that these cells must have been borne thither either by the blood or lymph streams. As regards blood...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123696019X
  • 9781236960191