Endomyocardial Neurofibromatosis, Rat

  • Peter Bannasch
  • Doris Mayer
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)

Abstract

With the naked eye no abnormalities are visible in mild cases of the disease. In severe cases, the lesions appear as whitish thickening of the endocardium (Fig. 61) and may even form large tumor masses which bulge into the left ventricle (Boorman et al. 1973). Sometimes endomyocardial neurofibromatosis is combined with hypertrophy of the myocardium.

Keywords

Adenoma Sarcoma Aflatoxin Dial Anthracene 

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  • Doris Mayer

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