Cirrhosis, Mouse

  • Jerrold M. Ward
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Diagnosis of cirrhosis in mice is relatively easy on gross examination. The liver is shrunken and nodular and has a scarred, uneven capsule (Fig. 90). Some lobes may be more severely affected than others and large nodules (more than 1 cm in diameter) may be present.


Hepatic fibrosis nodular hyperplasia chronic toxic hepatitis cirrhosis, postnecrotic, toxic, biliary, or pericellular 


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