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Novel TEM findings in IC/BPS urothelium.

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posted on 2018-06-07, 17:53 authored by Jia-Fong Jhang, Han-Chen Ho, Yuan-Hong Jiang, Cheng-Ling Lee, Yuan-Hsiang Hsu, Hann-Chorng Kuo

(A) red blood cells extravasation (black arrows) from lamina propria to urothelium with interrupted basement membrane (arrowheads, bar: 10um). This bladder specimen was obtained before hydrodistention. (B) Macrophage in the urothelium (arrowhead, bar: 2um). (C) Widening of lateral interstitial space between adjacent umbrella cells s with loose interdigitation (black arrows, bar: 2um) in both umbrella and intermediate cells.