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Description:A photomicrograph detecting the presence of hemosiderin, stained blue, within diffuse bone marrow.
Hemosiderin, revealed here using PAS stain and H&E counterstain, is a normal by-product produced during the breakdown of red blood cells, and the decomposition of the hemoglobin molecule contained in these blood components.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Gordon D. McLaren
Creation Date:1972
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CDC Organization
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