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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. Collagen is made 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 …
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