Fig. 4. Pancreatic tissue in a patient with hemochromatosis. Marked hemosiderin deposition in the acinar tissue as well as in B cells of islets. Berlin blue stain. X100.

described in some chapters [33, 34]. However, the B cell area ratio was decreased in 13 and increased in one. Hence, enlarged islets with B cell decrease may play an additional role in the pathogenesis of glucose intolerance.

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