Amitosis in human adrenal cells.

  title={Amitosis in human adrenal cells.},
  author={Maria Conceiç{\~a}o Magalh{\~a}es and Duarte Pignatelli and Manuel M. Magalh{\~a}es},
  journal={Histology and histopathology},
  volume={6 2},
Adrenal pieces obtained from 3 female and 2 male patients showed morphological figures of amitosis in adrenal zona reticularis cells. Such aspects were observed in both normal and hyperactive adrenals. Nuclei appeared constricted, heavily stained, with coarse chromatin, sometimes scattered among cytoplasmic organelles, but never marginating in crescentic caps. Cleavage of the cells originated two halves with a nucleolus in each pole. Binucleated cells were also seen in zona reticularis. The… CONTINUE READING