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Tongue - Necrosis - Gallery

Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male Swiss CD-1 mouse in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male Swiss CD-1 mouse from a chronic study. There is widespread necrosis of the tip of the tongue.
Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male Swiss CD-1 mouse in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male Swiss CD-1 mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The necrosis involves all elements of the tongue, including the muscle (arrow) and the epithelium (arrowhead).
Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male Swiss CD-1 mouse in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male Swiss CD-1 mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). Necrosis of the cornified epithelium (arrow) and abundant inflammation are present.
Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male Swiss CD-1 mouse in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male Swiss CD-1 mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). Necrosis of the skeletal muscle (arrow) and abundant inflammation are present.
Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. There is necrosis of the skeletal muscle (arrow).
Image of necrosis in the tongue from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Tongue - Necrosis in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 5). There is necrosis of the skeletal muscle (arrow).
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