Radiation-Induced Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Lung of Rodents

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Adenocarcinoma Adenoma Uranium Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Radionuclide 

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