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Nose, Epithelium - Necrosis - Gallery

Image of necrosis in the nose, transitional epithelium from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in a subchronic study
Nose, Transitional epithelium - Necrosis in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. The epithelial lining of a turbinate is necrotic, with evidence of exfoliation of necrotic cells.
Image of necrosis in the nose, transitional epithelium from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Nose, Transitional epithelium - Necrosis in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. Necrotic epithelium is characterized by prominent pyknosis, with evidence of exfoliation; acute inflammation is also present.
Image of necrosis in the nose, transitional epithelium from a  B6C3F1/N mouse in a subchronic study
Nose, Transitional epithelium - Necrosis in a B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. There is epithelial necrosis and loss of epithelium from the nasal turbinate. Image provided courtesy of Dr. R. Miller.
Image of necrosis in the nose, olfactory epithelium from a male F344/N rat in a subchronic study
Nose, Olfactory epithelium - Necrosis in a male F344/N rat from a subchronic study. There is loss of cells in the olfactory epithelium.
Image of necrosis in the nose, olfactory epithelium from a female B6C3F1/N mouse in an acute study
Nose, Olfactory epithelium - Necrosis in a female B6C3F1/N mouse from an acute study. Loss of cells and cell debris is present in the olfactory epithelium. Image provided courtesy of Dr. R. Miller.
Image of necrosis in the nose, olfactory epithelium from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a subchronic study
Nose, Olfactory epithelium - Necrosis in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. Necrosis is present in the olfactory epithelium and turbinate bone (plus inflammation).
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