Nutritional Fatty Liver and Cirrhosis, Rat, Mouse

  • Paul M. Newberne
  • Adrianne E. Rogers
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

As lipid accumulates in the liver, it loses its mahogany-brown color and becomes beige or yellowish. The weight of the liver is reduced and it is bouyant when immersed in aqueous solution. Its cut surface is friable and oily in texture. Increased fibrous connective tissue gives the surface of the liver a roughened appearance and divides the liver parenchyma into grossly visible lobules or sub-lobules of various size (Fig. 82).

Synonyms

Alcoholic cirrhosis nutritional cirrhosis 

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  • Paul M. Newberne
  • Adrianne E. Rogers

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