Immune System

Spleen - Accessory Spleen

    Spleen - Accessory in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. A nodule of splenic tissue (accessory spleen) (arrow) is connected to the spleen via a mesenteric attachment (arrowhead).
    Spleen - Accessory in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The accessory spleen (arrow) contains red pulp and white pulp components.


    Kristen Hobbie, DVM, PhD
    Principal Pathologist
    Huntingdon Life Sciences
    Peterborough, UK

    Susan A. Elmore, MS, DVM, DACVP, DABT, FIATP
    Staff Scientist, NTP Pathologist
    NTP Pathology Group
    National Toxicology Program
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    Research Triangle Park, NC

    Holly M. Kolenda-Roberts, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Veterinary Pathologist
    Everett, WA


    Jerrold M. Ward, DVM, PhD, DACVP, FIATP
    Veterinary Pathologist
    Global VetPathology
    Montgomery Village, MD

    Robert R. Maronpot, DVM, MS, MPH, DACVP, DABT, FIATP
    Senior Pathologist
    Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc.
    Research Triangle Park, NC