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Fabry & Myelinosomes, Art of Medicine
Art of Medicine

Art of Medicine: Fabry

The image above shows myelinosomes, also known as zebra bodies for their appearance on tangential sectioning. Myelinosomes are seen in…

A-galactosidase A , pushing glass, arkana laboratories, kidney disease
Pushing Glass

Pushing Glass (March 23, 2018)

These images are from the kidney biopsy of a 70-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and valvular heart disease…

By Md Shahrier Amin, MD
vacuolated cytoplasm, Fabry Disease in Female Carriers
Teaching Points

Fabry Disease in Female Carriers

A renal biopsy was performed on a 51-year-old female with strong family history of Fabry disease and a known carrier…

Fabry Disease
By L. Nich Cossey, MD
Fabry Disease
Teaching Points


This biopsy shows glomeruli with visceral epithelial cells (podocytes) displaying ample vacuolated cytoplasm (Fig 1), which is highlighted on a…

Fabry EM
Teaching Points

Fabry EM

Electron photomicrograph of a glomerular podocyte showing the characteristic electron dense laminated inclusions of Fabry disease. Fabry is a lysosomal…