Spontaneous Renal Amyloidosis, Syrian Hamster
Affected kidneys are firm with finely irregular granular subcapsular. surface. They appear gray to pale tan and may be slightly enlarged (Fig.359). The cut surface is waxy and the corticomedullary junction may be difficult to discern (Thung 1957). Application of Lugol’s iodine to fresh tissue stains the glomeruli dark brown.
SynonymsGeneralized amyloidosis systemic amyloidosis
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