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Pituitary Gland - Cyst - Gallery

Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a female Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cyst in a female Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study. A cyst filled with pale eosinophilic proteinaceous fluid is present in the pars distalis.
Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a female Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cyst in a female Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat from a chronic study. Higher magnification of Figure 1 shows that the cyst is partially lined by tall cuboidal ciliated epithelium.
Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cyst in a male F344/n rat from a chronic study. The cysts in the pars distalis are lined by ciliated cuboidal cells and contain flocculant eosinophilic proteinaceous material.
Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cyst, multiple in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Multiple cysts are present in the pars nervosa (arrows), as well as a dilated persistent Rathke�s cleft (asterisks), are filled with eosinophilic proteinaceous material.
Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cyst, multiple in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Higher magnification of Figure 4 shows the cysts in the pars nervosa (arrows) and the dilated persistent Rathke�s cleft (asterisks) in greater detail.
Image of cyst in the pituitary gland from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Pituitary Gland - Cysts, multiple in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Higher magnification of Figure 5 shows the epithelium-lined cysts are present in the pars nervosa.
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