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Adrenal Gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic - Gallery

Image of degeneration, cystic in the adrenal gland cortex from a female Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic in a female Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study. The cortex is distended by dilated spaces filled with proteinaceous fluid and/or blood (CD).
Image of degeneration, cystic in the adrenal gland cortex from a female Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic in a female Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). Cystic degeneration is characterized by dilated spaces filled with proteinaceous fluid and/or blood and scattered vacuolated cortical cells.
Image of degeneration, cystic in the adrenal gland cortex from a female Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic in a female Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). Cavitated spaces (C) delineated by attenuated cortical cells (arrow) are filled with proteinaceous fluid.
Image of degeneration, cystic in the adrenal gland cortex from a female Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic in a female Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study. Multiple irregular cavitations (asterisk) formed by loss of cortical cells expand and distort the cortex (C) and compress the adjacent medulla (M).
Image of degeneration, cystic in the adrenal gland cortex from a female Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Adrenal gland, Cortex - Degeneration, Cystic in a female Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 4). Multiple irregular cavitations (asterisk) formed by loss of cortical cells contain proteinaceous fluid.
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