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Fig. 3 | Radiation Oncology

Fig. 3

From: A rat model of radiation injury in the mandibular area

Fig. 3

Changes in salivary gland morphology six weeks after 5 × 15 Gy radiotherapy. a H&E stained section of the left submandibular gland of non-irradiated control rats. The histologic examination primarily demonstrated acini and excretory ducts without any inflammatory reactions. Scale bar indicates 100 μm. b H&E stained section of the left submandibular gland of 5 × 15 Gy irradiated rats. The histologic examination revealed atrophy of the acini, dilated excretory ducts and blood vessels, hemosiderin and chronic inflammation. Scale bar indicates 100 μm

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