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Bone, Intervertebral Disc - Degeneration - Gallery

Image of intervertebral disc degeneration in the bone from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Bone, Intervertebral disc - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. There is extrusion/prolapse of the intervertebral disc dorsally, causing compression of the spinal cord.
Image of intervertebral disc degeneration in the bone from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Bone, Intervertebral disc - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). There is degeneration of the nucleus pulposus and extrusion/prolapse of disc material dorsally, causing compression of the spinal cord.
Image of intervertebral disc degeneration in the bone from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Bone, Intervertebral disc - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. There is dorsal extrusion of the intervertebral disc, with compression of the overlying spinal cord.
Image of intervertebral disc degeneration in the bone from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Bone, Intervertebral disc - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 3). There is dorsal extrusion of the intervertebral disc, with compression of the overlying spinal cord.
Image of intervertebral disc degeneration in the bone from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Bone, Intervertebral disc - Degeneration in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. In this section of vertebral column, there is degeneration of the nucleus pulposus and extrusion/prolapse of disc material.
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