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Rosenthal fibres are astrocytic cytoplasmic inclusions, typically found in areas of longstanding gliosis. These elongated or "cork screw" structures occur within astrocytic processes, and stain brightly (pink) on the H & E stain.
They can be seen with the following conditions:
- 1. F.J. Wippold et.al, Neuropathology for the Neuroradiologist: Rosenthal Fibers, AJNR 27:958-961, May 2006
- 2. Kumar V, Abbas AK, Fausto N. Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease. W B Saunders Co. (2005) ISBN:0721601871. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
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