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Mouse - Skin - skin_010.tif

skin_010.tif submitted by Marcus Bosenberg

Image Name: skin_010.tif

Image Annotation: Amelanotic spindle and epithelioid cell tumor from the ear of a Tyr-RasV12G Ink4a-/- mouse. This higher power view reveals the spindle and epithelioid nature of the tumor cells, nuclear atypia, and numerous mitoses. These features and the invasive nature of the tumor are those of a malignant process.

Staining Method: Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining Method

Species: Mouse
Strain: FVB mixed

Organ: Skin
Diagnosis: Amelanotic Spindle and Epithelioid Melanoma

Gender: Male

Promoter: Tyrosinase
Gene: RasV12G, Cdkn2a-/-

Publication: 9353252

Image donated by: Marcus Bosenberg