WE Stehbens, TJ Biscoe - The American journal of pathology, 1967 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
RESULTS Light Microscopy The general architecture and vasculature of the carotid body
was as previously described. 4'7-9 Within some ofthe numerous vessels were iso-lated
platelets, leukocytes and red cells. Several vessels contained small clumps of platelets (Fig.
i) occasionally associated with leukocytes which were either free in the lumen (Fig. 2) or
attached to the vessel wall. A few of the isolated platelets were closely applied to the
endothelial surface. Numbers of plateletsdisplaying little alteration in shape were loosely …