Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 4, Number 11, November 2013, pages 726-728

Hepatomegaly in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: When to Suspect of Glycogenic Hepatopathy?


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Hepatocytes are diffusely swollen, with clear cytoplasm and sinusoids are collapsed, both features conferring a vegetal-like appearance to liver parenchyma (HE, original magnification ×100).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Lipid droplets are identified in the cytoplasm of some hepatocytes and some nuclei display an empty appearance (circle), due to the accumulation of glycogen (original magnification ×200).