Ferruginous body (asbestos)
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High magnification micrograph of ferruginous bodies, also asbestos bodies, as seen in asbestosis. Lung biopsy. H&E stain. Ferrunginous bodies are rust coloured (red/brown) baton-shaped segmented rods.
Anthracotic pigment (clumps of small black particles) is also seen on the micrograph (at the periphery).
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