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Prowazek-greeff bodies

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trachoma bodies
Distinctive, complex, intracytoplasmic forms found in the conjunctival epithelial cells of persons in the acute phase of trachoma, less frequently in later stages, varying from 1) discrete acidophilic granules (approximately 250 nm in diameter), to 2) irregular clumps of such material embedded in a basophilic matrix, to 3) relatively large basophilic body’s (approximately 700 to 1000 nm in diameter), to 4) large basophilic body’s that include discrete, tiny, acidophilic granules.
Synonym: halberstaedter-Prowazek bodies, prowazek-Greeff bodies.

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