Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





Section of Lung from a case of mixed pneumoconiasis, including both carbon and silica. Under light microscopy only the carbon is visible whilst observation under polasised light reveals the tiny, needle-like silica crystals.

© Roy C. Ellis 2004