Starch Granules

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Starch Granules

A component of the powders applied to surgical gloves, it can be included during operative procedures or during the grossing of tissue in the pathology laboratory. It is often difficult to visualize in routine H&E sections, but is easily recognized by the Maltese cross seen using polarized light.

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Starch Granules

Starch Granules

Starch Granules indicator circle

Starch Granules indicator circle

Starch Granules polarized

Starch Granules polarized

Starch Granules

Starch Granules

Starch Granules indicator circle

Starch Granules indicator circle

Starch Granules polarized

Starch Granules polarized

Images courtesy of Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry