Atrophy of Thymus Induced by Cytostatic Chemicals, Rat
The weight of an affected thymus decreases, because of atrophy. The color of the thymus is normal, but occasionally has increased opacity. Sometimes hemorrhagic foci are noted, especially in the medulla. In advanced cases, the thymus cannot be distinguished from the surrounding adipose tissue.
KeywordsToxicity Corticosteroid Cyclophosphamide Biphenyl Toxicology
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