Mouse - Skin - skin_130.tif
Image Name: skin_130.tif
Image Annotation: Basaloid follicular neoplasm arising in a Patched +/- mouse treated with ionizing radiation. The tumor is composed of cords of basaloid cells and as in skin_127, contains foci resembling germinative follicles. In addition, a keratocyst that contains several hair fragments is present. The overall features are similar to human trichoblastomas, however keratocyst are more typically seen in human trichoepitheliomas. A slightly different histologic pattern is present in other areas of this tumor (see skin_131).
Staining Method: Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining Method
Strain: C57BL/6 x DBA/2J
Diagnosis: Trichoblastoma Type of Basaloid Follicular Neoplasm of the Skin
Gene: Patched +/-
Image donated by: Marcus Bosenberg