Aschoff nodules

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ΕΤΥΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ

Described by Karl Albert Ludwig Aschoff (1866-1942), German pathologist.

A characteristic lesion in Rheumatic fever. Fibrinoid necrosis surrounded by myocytes.

See https://www-s.med.uiuc.edu/m2/pathology/Pathatlasf/Atlas107.html for histology.

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