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Inclusion body myositis, H&E stain x400

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Inclusion body myositis, H&E stain x400
In many cases of inclusion body myositis, rimmed vacuoles are readily appreciated on routine H&E stain sections of frozen muscle. Processing for paraffin embedding dissolves the granules associated with the vacuoles of inclusion body myositis, necessitating the use of immunohistochemical staining for confirmation.