myxoid change

Myxoid

What does myxoid mean? In pathology, the term myxoid is used to describe tissue that contains a large concentration of complex sugars called mucopolysaccharides.¬†These sugars give the tissue a gelatinous consistency and make the tissue appear light blue when stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) and examined under the microscope. Is myxoid tissue normal? No. …
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