Adenoma, Adrenal Cortex, Rat

  • John D. Strandberg
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

The smallest and earliest lesions are not seen with the naked eye. Large hyperplasias and adenomas, indistinguishable grossly, occur as discrete nodular swellings within the cortex of the adrenal gland. The enlarged cortex may be the same color, paler yellow, or darker than the surrounding cortex.

Synonyms

Nodular hyperplasia nodules hyoerplastic nodules foci of cellular alteration (often used erroneously) 

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