Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





Section of Liver in a case of genetic haemachromtosis. A - section stained haematoxtlin and eosin contains an abundant brown pigment. B - section stained by Perl's reaction clearly demonstrates the pigment as haemosiderin.

           A                                                                 B
Result: Hemosiderin stains blue/black
© Roy C. Ellis 2004