Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 1075–1076 | Cite as

Unsaturated lipid droplets in liver sinusoids lining cells in a case of Reye-Morgan-Baral syndrome

  • A. P. Águas
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Summary

The author reports a case of Reye-Morgan-Baral syndrome presenting osmiophilic-dense lipidic bodies in lining cells of hepatic sinusoids. The different lipidic saturation level between the content of these bodies and the one of lipid droplets of hepatocytes could represent a different response, between hepatocytes and lining cells of liver sinusoids, to excessive circulating lipids.

Keywords

Lipid Lipid Droplet Saturation Level Lipidic Body Unsaturated Lipid 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Águas
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  1. 1.Unidade de Microscopia Electrónica, Faculdade de Medicina de LisboaHospital de Santa MariaLisboaPortugal

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