Image of the Day: My Schwannoma

Differential interference contrast microscopy captured these images of schwannomas, benign tumors of Schwann cells, which insulate nerves in the periphery of the body with fatty myelin sheaths.

By | July 25, 2013

Shanta Messerli and Michael Shribak/Marine Biological Laboratory

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July 25, 2013

How timely! I had 12 of these removed from one of my hands two days ago (my second trip and likely not my last)!

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