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Adrenal Gland - Amyloid - Gallery

Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. There is homogeneous, amorphous, pale eosinophilic material (amyloid, A) expanding the zona fasciculata and zona reticularis; C = cortex, M = medulla.
Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The homogeneous, amorphous, pale eosinophilic material (amyloid, A) in the zona fasciculata and zona reticularis separates and replaces the cortical cells; C = cortex, M = medulla.
Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a male Swiss Webster mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a male Swiss Webster mouse from a chronic study. A thick circumferential band of homogeneous, amorphous, pale eosinophilic material (amyloid, A) largely replaces the cells of the zona reticularis; C = cortex, M = medulla.
Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. Abundant, homogeneous, amorphous, pale eosinophilic material (amyloid, A) separates and replaces the cells inner cortex; C = cortex, M = medulla.
Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study (same animal as in Figure 4). Amyloid deposits in the inner cortex (arrow) stained with Congo red appear dull reddish orange under nonpolarized light.
Image of amyloid in the adrenal gland from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Amyloid in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study (same animal as in Figure 4). Amyloid deposits in the inner cortex (arrow) stained with Congo red have a characteristic �apple green� birefringence under polarized light.
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