Granulation tissue

Granulation tissue

Healing (repair) by connective tissue has the granulation tissue as a hallmark. It consists of new capillaries (result of proliferation of endothelial cells - angiogenesis or neovascularization) in an edematous atmosphere of fibroblasts (spindle shaped), myofibroblasts, mononuclear inflammatory cells, macrophages, neutrophils, cellular debris. (Hematoxylin-eosin, ob. x10)

Last updated : 01/30/2009