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Aschoff, Ludwig


German pathologist, 1866-1942.

Aschoff body

One of microscopic foci of fibrinoid degeneration and granulomatous inflammation found in the interstitial tissues of the heart in rheumatic fever.

Aschoff cell

A large cell with basophilic cytoplasm and a large vesicular nucleus, often multinucleated.

Aschoff nodule

A small nodule composed of cells and leukocytes found in the interstitial tissues of the heart in rheumatic myocarditis.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Aschoff, Ludwig." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770210/all/Aschoff_nodule.
Aschoff, Ludwig. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770210/all/Aschoff_nodule. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Aschoff, Ludwig. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770210/all/Aschoff_nodule
Aschoff, Ludwig [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/770210/all/Aschoff_nodule.
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