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Parathyroid Gland - Cyst, Congenital - Gallery

Image of cyst, congenital in the parathyroid gland from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a chronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Cyst, Congenital in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a chronic study. Two cysts are present in the parathyroid. One cyst contains vacuolated proteinaceous material (arrow), and the second cyst contains proteinaceous material, cellular debris, and eosinophilic crystals.
Image of cyst, congenital in the parathyroid gland from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a chronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Cyst, Congenital in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a chronic study. This higher magnification of Figure 1 shows a cyst lined by ciliated tall cuboidal cells and the presence of vacuolated proteinaceous material filling the cyst lumen.
Image of cyst, congenital in the parathyroid gland from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a chronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Cyst, Congenital in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a chronic study. An elongated cyst containing proteinaceous material is present within and extending from the parathyroid.
Image of cyst, congenital in the parathyroid gland from a male B6C3F1 mouse in a chronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Cyst, Congenital in a male B6C3F1 mouse from a chronic study. Higher magnification of Figure 3 showing ciliated columnar cells lining the cyst and flocculant, eosinophilic, proteinaceous material and a degenerating sloughed cell with a nuclear fragment (arrow) in the lumen.
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