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Kostrova О., Struchko G., Merkulova L., Mikhaylova M., Moskvichev E.

Influence of spleen removal in female rats on offspring’s adrenals morphofunctional condition

Keywords: adrenal glands, splenectomy, immunodeficiency

It is found out that removal of the spleen in female rats leads to functional changes in the adrenal glands in their offspring. The removal results in the reduction of the adrenal medulla area, a slight growth of the cortex, increase in the number of synaptophysin-positive and neuron-positive cells, which are referred to the APUD series cells.

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Kostrova Olga
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor, Head of Department of the Instrumental Diagnostics with a Course of Phthisiology, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (evkbiz@yandex.ru)
Struchko Gleb
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of Normal and Topographic Anatomy Department, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (glebstr@mail.ru)
Merkulova Larisa
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor of Normal and Topographic Anatomy Department, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (merkulova192@mail.ru)
Mikhailova Marina
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Assistant Professor, Normal and Topographic Anatomy Department, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (mar3007@mail.ru)
Moskvichev Evgeny Vasilievich
doctor of medical sciences, normal and topographic anatomy with operative surgery department professor, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (Moskvichev@rambler.ru)

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Kostrova О., Struchko G., Merkulova L., Mikhaylova M., Moskvichev E. Influence of spleen removal in female rats on offspring’s adrenals morphofunctional condition [Electronic resource] // Acta medica Eurasica. – 2015. – №1. P. . – URL: http://acta-medica-eurasica.ru/en/single/2015/1/2/