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Cowdry type B inclusions

Tuesday 11 December 2007

Cowdry type B inclusion bodies, Cowdry type B nuclear inclusions

Definition: Intranuclear eosinophilic amorphous or droplet-like bodies surrounded by a clear halo, without other nuclear changes during early stages of development of the inclusion. They are seen in neural cells.

Etiology

- poliovirus ( poliomyelitis )

See also

- viral inclusions