What is the diagnosis?
What is the diagnosis from the given histopathological Image?
A. Aschoff bodies
B. Asteroid-Schaumann bodies
C. Ferruginous body
D. Gamna-Favre bodies
– Basophilic inclusion bodies located in the cytoplasm of endothelial cells found in lymphogranuloma venereum which is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.
Schaumann or Conchoid bodies
Asteroid-Schaumann bodies –
- Star-like, spider shaped
- cytoplasmic inclusions found in giant cells.
- occur in granulomatous diseases such as sarcoidosis,
Not specific – also seen in –
tuberculosis, leprosy, fungal infections and foreign body reactions.
Also known as Schaumann or Conchoid bodies