Ferruginous body


Ferruginous body is commonly suggestive of –


A. Berylliosis

B. Asbestosis

C. Siderosis

D. Byssinosis



Which is called as ‘grinder’s disease’ ?


A. Silicosis

B. Asbestosis

C. Siderosis

D. Byssinosis



“Asbestos bodies” are fibers of asbestos coated with


A. Antibodies

B. Phospholipid

C. Iron-rich material

D. Phosphate



Hemosiderin-laden macrophages are indicative –


A. Pulmonary infarction

B. Pulmonary embolism

C. Pulmonary hemorrhage

D. Pulmonary hypertension



Charcot-Leyden crystals indicate marked elevation of


A. Basophils

B. Eosinophils

C. Macrophages

D. Plasma cells


In shorts


Ferruginous bodies and corpora amylacea – often surrounded by macrophages

Charcot-Leyden crystals are associated with – eosinophils

Curschmann spirals result from – inspissated mucus


Ferruginous body


Ferruginous body

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