Correlapaedia - a Correlative Encyclopedia of Pediatric Imaging, Surgery, and Pathology: Case 10
A H&E stained section shows the intussusception characterized by viable small intestine on one (left) side with non-viable, intussuscepted portion of intestine on the other (right) side. Note the homogeneous, eosinophilic staining of the non-viable intestinal wall with no appreciable nuclear detail (ischemic necrosis). A few viable cells are floating in the lumen of the nonviable intestine.
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