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Nose - Fungus - Gallery

Image of fungus in the nose from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Nose - Fungus in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. A mat of fungal hyphae is present in the lumen of the nasal cavity and is accompanied by epithelial changes and inflammation of the nasal tissue.
Image of fungus in the nose from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Nose - Fungus in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 1). The hyphae are visible in the fungal mat.
Image of fungus in the nose from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Nose - Fungus in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Characteristic pigmented fruiting heads and hyphae are shown in a fungal mat from the nasal cavity.
Image of fungus in the nose from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Nose - Fungus in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Silver staining techniques, such as this Gomori�s methenamine silver stain, highlight the fungal organisms.
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