|Pathbase Image PB 94670 submitted by Jackson Laboratory Aging Program on 2010-08-10|
|EMAP / Embryonic stage, |
tissue or post-natal age:
|99998 - Adult|
|Genotype Status:||Wild-type |
|MPATH / Pathology:||MPATH 294 - myoepithelioma|
|Genetic Manipulation:||None |
|MA / Anatomical Site:||MA 2564 - exocrine gland|
|Designated Allele Name:|
|Description:||This is a tumor from a 375 day old female C3H/HeJ mouse. It is composed of whorls and fasicles of spindle shaped cells with elongated nuclei reminiscent of smooth muscle cell nuclei. However, this is a myoepithelioma, a tumor arising from myoepithelial cells, contractile cells within the efferent ducts from exocrine glands. exocrine gland [MA:0002564]|
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