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Kidney - Ectopic Tissue - Gallery

Image of ectopic liver tissue in the kidney from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Kidney - Ectopic tissue, Liver in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Ectopic liver (arrow) involves the capsule of the kidney.
Image of ectopic adrenal tissue in the kidney from a  Harlan Sprague-Dawley rat in a  study
Kidney - Ectopic tissue, Adrenal gland in a young Sprague-Dawley rat. A well-demarcated subcapsular lesion (arrow) is diagnosed as an ectopic adrenal gland. (Image provided courtesy of Dr. Johnson Thomas, Dow Chemical USA.)
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