Gelatinous transformation of the bone marrow.

  title={Gelatinous transformation of the bone marrow.},
  author={Belinda E. Clarke and Douglas J. Brown and J M Xipell},
  volume={15 1},
A case of gross macroscopic gelatinous transformation of bone marrow associated with prolonged malabsorption due to celiac disease is reported. Histochemical studies support the view that the extracellular myxoid tissue is composed predominantly of acid mucopolysaccharides, and electron microscopy shows extracellular fine fibrillar and granular material. The replacement of marrow in this condition is histochemically different from serous fat atrophy occurring in epicardial fat, and it is… CONTINUE READING

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