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Eye, Lens - Cataract - Gallery

Image of lens cataract in the eye from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. There are lens fibers with separation, swelling, granularity, condensation, fragmentation, and disruption of the normally orderly configuration.
Image of lens cataract in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. There are swollen, disrupted lens fibers (arrow) with abnormal retention of lens fiber nuclei (arrowhead).
Image of lens cataract in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. There is capsular thickening and wrinkling (arrow), subcapsular anterior epithelial hyperplasia (arrowhead), and swollen, disrupted lens fibers (asterisk).
Image of lens cataract in the eye from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. There is subcapsular mineralization (long arrow) of the lens; posterior synechia of the iris (short arrow) is also present.
Image of lens cataract in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Anterior subcapsular fibrosis (arrow) is intermixed with dark eosinophilic, fragmented lens fiber material (asterisk).
Image of lens cataract in the eye from a male F344/N rat in a subchronic study
Eye, Lens - Cataract in a male F344/N rat from a subchronic study. There is hyperplasia (arrowhead) and posterior migration (behind the lens bow) (arrow) of the anterior lens epithelium; there is also retinal degeneration and detachment (R).
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