Spinal cord excision

Cells with mild n...
20x H&E
Cells with mild nuclear pleomorphism and prominent nucleoli. Note the melanin pigment deposition.
Modality: Pathology (H&E)

- “ Melanocytes are normal, neural crest-derived cells present in the human leptomeninges (pia and arachnoid membranes) primarily at the base of the b...”

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  • Meningeal melanocytoma - “ Meningeal melanocytomas are rare benign primary melanocytic tumours of the CNS that are derived from leptomeningeal melanocytes. They can occur an...”

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