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LYMPHATIC CAPILLARIES OF THE PERIOSTEUM: DO THEY EXIST?

Authors
  • D Vittas
  • B Hainau

Abstract

Normal periosteum from 12 humans was examined for the presence of lymphatic capillaries using immunohistochemistry (light microscopy) and transmission electron microscopy. Both techniques failed to demonstrate lymphatic capillaries suggesting that periosteum is devoid of these structures.

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Vittas, D. & Hainau, B., (1989) “LYMPHATIC CAPILLARIES OF THE PERIOSTEUM: DO THEY EXIST?”, Lymphology 22(4), 173-177.

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26 Nov 1989
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