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Figure 3 | BMC Ophthalmology

Figure 3

From: Keratocyte loss in corneal infection through apoptosis: a histologic study of 59 cases

Figure 3

A low power picture of corneal button with Acanthamoeba keratitis showing inflammation in the superficial layers with few keratocytes in the deeper stroma. (Hematoxylin and Eosin, ×100) [Left]. TUNEL stained sections of the same case show dense diffuse brown staining in the inflammatory region in the anterior stroma while the deeper stroma shows brown positivity in the few remaining keratocytic nuclei. (TUNEL ×100) [Right]

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