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Features



Summary
Findings
At low power in longitudinal section, the characteristic vermiform shape of the appendix is evident. Note the characteristic organization of the wall into mucosa, submucosa, muscularis propria and serosa.

Comment
Even at low power, lymphoid nodules and inflammatory infiltrate are evident.

Preparation
Paraffin section, hematoxylin and eosin

View
Low-power light microscopy

Specimen
Appendix

Image Credit
Katsumi M. Miyai, M.D., Ph.D
Department of Pathology
School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Appendix