fibrosis

Fibrotic

What does fibrotic mean? Fibrotic is a word pathologists use to describe a process called fibrosis. To learn more, read our article about fibrosis.

Cirrhosis

What is cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is a type of medical liver disease caused¬†by scar formation in the liver. This type of scar tissue that develops in the liver is called fibrosis. Fibrosis is caused by damage that occurs in the liver over a long period of time. What are the symptoms of cirrhosis? People with cirrhosis …
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Fibrosis

What does fibrosis mean? Fibrosis is used to describe the microscopic appearance of a scar. Fibrosis is made up of a specialized type of tissue called collagen produced by cells called fibroblasts. When examined under the microscope, collagen looks pinker than normal tissue. Pathologists sometimes use a special stain called Masson’s trichrome to make areas …
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