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Parathyroid Gland - Ectopic Tissue - Gallery

Image of ectopic tissue in the parathyroid gland from a female B6C3F1 mouse in a subchronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Ectopic Tissue, Thymus in a female B6C3F1 mouse from a subchronic study. A large piece of ectopic thymus with pronounced basophilic staining is adjacent to the parathyroid and thyroid, and a small focus of ectopic thymus is present within the parathyroid parenchyma (arrow).
Image of ectopic tissue in the parathyroid gland from a female B6C3F1 mouse in a subchronic study
Parathyroid Gland - Ectopic Tissue, Thymus in a female B6C3F1 mouse from a subchronic study. This higher magnification of Figure 1 shows the focus of ectopic thymus in the parathyroid (arrow) along with an adjacent collection of lymphocytes (arrowhead).
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