Radiation-Induced Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Lung of Rodents

  • Fletcher F. Hahn
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Squamous cell carcinomas usually appear as spherical or multilobulated nodules with circumscribed borders (Fig. 165). They may be solitary or, on occasion, several may be found in one lung. Solitary nodules may achieve a relatively large size and occupy much of the thorax. There is no predilection for any one lung lobe. They are found in the parenchyma and are rarely oriented around major airways.


Squamous Cell Carcinoma Lung Tumor Malignant Mesothelioma Syrian Hamster Squamous Metaplasia 
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