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Figure 1: Cases of lepromatous leprosy: (a) Diffuse sheets of foamy histiocytes (Virchow's cells) in the dermis and separated from the epidermis by Grenz zone (arrow) (H and E, ×5); (b) Virchow's cells surrounding the nerve fibers (H and E, ×10); (c) Virchow's cells surrounding the nerve fibers (H and E, ×40); (d) Macrophages distended with large groups (globi) of magenta-colored rod-shaped leprosy bacilli (circles) (Fite Faraco stain for acid-fast bacilli, oil immersion, ×100)

Figure 1: Cases of lepromatous leprosy: (a) Diffuse sheets of foamy histiocytes (Virchow's cells) in the dermis and separated from the epidermis by Grenz zone (arrow) (H and E, ×5); (b) Virchow's cells surrounding the nerve fibers (H and E, ×10); (c) Virchow's cells surrounding the nerve fibers (H and E, ×40); (d) Macrophages distended with large groups (globi) of magenta-colored rod-shaped leprosy bacilli (circles) (Fite Faraco stain for acid-fast bacilli, oil immersion, ×100)