Histology Image Gallery by Roy Ellis

 

Gallery of Histological Sections

 

Prepared by

ROY ELLIS

IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011

Email: roy.ellis@imvs.sa.gov.au

 

 

 

An 'amalgam tattoo' showing particles of metal - mainly silver - in gingival mucosa. The particles are lying within histiocytes, or lying free in the tissue aligned along collagen fibres

Result: Although amalgam contains both mercury and tin as well as silver, only the silver is retained in the long term.
© Roy C. Ellis 2004