Lung - Mineral - Gallery

Image of interstitial mineral in the lung from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Lung, Interstitium - Mineral in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Deeply basophilic material is present within the expanded alveolar septa.
Image of interstitial mineral in the lung from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Lung, Interstitium - Mineral in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Basophilic mineral is present within cells and lining the alveolar septae.
Image of interstitial mineral in the lung from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Lung, Interstitium - Mineral in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Many of the fragmented alveolar septae contain basophilic material.
Image of interstitial mineral in the lung from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Lung, Interstitium - Mineral in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 3). The mineral has been deposited primarily along basement membranes.