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ground glass inclusions

Monday 20 October 2003

Etiology

- virus B (HVB) infection
- glycogen storage disease type IV (glycogenosis type IV - amylopectinosis - GSD4)
- Lafora bodies: Lafora disease (myoclonus epilepsy)
- Lafora-like bodies (Lafora-like inclusions)

  • isolated (#2172143)
  • alcohol aversion therapy by cyanamide or disulfiram

- drugs inducing proliferation of endoplasmic reticulum

  • phenobarbital
  • phenytoin

- proteic cytoplasmic accumulation

  • fibrinogen storage diseases (#12493021#)
  • other proteins

References

- Vazquez JJ. Ground-glass hepatocytes: light and electron microscopy. Characterization of the different types. Histol Histopathol. 1990 Jul;5(3):379-86. PMID: #1966881#

Portfolio

  • Glycogen storage disease type IV.
  • Glycogen storage disease type IV.