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Atrophy of Thymus Induced by Cytostatic Chemicals, Rat

  • Kiyoshi Imai
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Advanced Case Thymic Epithelial Cell Thymic Atrophy Thymic Weight Thymic Lymphocyte 
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