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Congenital Lesions of the Liver

The Digitized Atlas of Mouse Liver Lesions

Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule - Click on thumbnails to view larger images
These examples represent portions of the liver that protrude through the diaphragm.
Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule of Liver

Hepatodiaphragmatic Nodule of Liver

 
Low magnification examples of hepatodiaphragmatic nodules in rats. These represent portions of the liver that extend into the thoracic cavity and are covered by a thin, fibrous portion of the diaphragm. These are rare in mice and less nodular compared to rats.
Low magnification of a hepatodiaphragmatic nodule in a mouse.

Medium magnification of a hepatodiaphragmatic nodule in a mouse.

High magnification of a hepatodiaphragmatic nodule in a mouse.

Low, medium and high magnification of a hepatodiaphragmatic nodule in a mouse. Note the characteristic elongated pattern of the nuclear chromatin in the nodule.


Ectopic Normal Kidney Tissue of the Liver - Click on thumbnails to view larger images
Ectopic Normal Kidney Tissue

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