Endocrine System

Adrenal Gland - Infarct

    Adrenal gland, Cortex - Infarct in a female F344/N Rat from a chronic study. There is a focal, acute infarct in the adrenal cortex characterized by a wedge-shaped zone of necrosis.
    Adrenal gland, Cortex - Infarct in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The wedge-shaped infarct radiates from the inner cortex to the capsular surface.


    Mark J. Hoenerhoff, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Associate Professor
    Veterinary Pathologist, In Vivo Animal Core
    Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    Georgette D. Hill, D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Toxicologic Pathologist/Assistant Pathology Program Manager
    Comparative Molecular Pathology Division
    Integrated Laboratory Systems, Inc.
    Research Triangle Park, NC

    Margarita M. Gruebbel, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Senior Pathologist
    Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc.
    Research Triangle Park, NC


    Thomas J. Rosol, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Professor of Veterinary Biosciences
    Senior Advisor, Life Sciences, Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH

    Gordon Flake, MD
    Staff Scientist
    NTP Pathologist
    Cellular and Molecular Pathology Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    Research Triangle Park, NC