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From: Degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis as a systemic disorder characterized by proteoglycan accumulation

Figure 3

Histopathological changes in nuchal ligament. A. Only thin septa separate bundles of collagen and elastic fibers in a normal nuchal ligament. Hematoxylin & eosin, magnification × 200 (× 200). B. In DSLD – affected tissue streaks of proteoglycans () separate bundles of collagen and elastic fibers. Hematoxylin & eosin, magnification × 200. C. Alcian blue stains very lightly normal nuchal ligament, magnification × 200. D. PGs accumulated among bundles stain intensively with alcian blue () in DSLD-affected nuchal ligament.

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