Gut 54:33-39 doi:10.1136/gut.2004.042770
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Pericryptal fibroblast sheath in intestinal metaplasia and gastric carcinoma

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Figure 3

 Normal human small (A, B) and large (C, D) intestinal mucosa. Immunohistochemical stain for α-smooth muscle actin. Pericryptal fibroblast sheath formed by pericryptal fibroblasts is closely embracing the epithelial cells of normal intestinal crypts. Magnification ×100 (A, C); ×400 (B, D).

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