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Ovary, Corpus Luteum - Cyst - Gallery

Image of corpus luteal cyst in the ovary from a female F344/N rat in a subchronic study
Ovary, Corpus luteum - Cyst in a female F344/N rat from a subchronic study. The cyst is thick walled and fluid filled, and a secondary follicle lined by dark basophilic granulosa cells is present in the adjacent parenchyma.
Image of corpus luteal cyst in the ovary from a female F344/N rat in a subchronic study
Ovary, Corpus luteum - Cyst in a female F344/N rat from a subchronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The cyst wall is composed of several layers of luteinized granulosa cells containing foamy, vacuolated, eosinophilic cytoplasm, and the lumen contains acellular eosinophilic material.
Image of corpus luteal cyst in the ovary from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Ovary, Corpus luteum - Cyst in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. The cyst is at the periphery of the ovary.
Image of corpus luteal cyst in the ovary from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Ovary, Corpus luteum - Cyst in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 3). There is eosinophilic fluid within the cyst.
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