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Lipid Hyperplasia*, Adrenal Cortex, Rat

  • Frantisek Zak
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

The adrenals are enlarged, the gland surface is smooth; on cross section the cortex appears to be markedly widened showing diffuse, pale-yellow or ivory-white discoloration. A two- to fourfold increase may occur in the adrenal weight (Malendowicz 1972 a).

Synonyms

Lipid adrenal hyperplasia adrenocortical lipid hyperplasia adrenocortical lipid transformation adrenal change due to adrenostatic drugs congenital lipoid adrenal hyperplasia 

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