RENAL IMAGE INDEX
Vasa recta appear as tightly-packed bundles of vessels. Individual vessels are difficult to resolve in this preparation.
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Examples of thin and thick segments of loops of Henle are also indicated. For additional images of medullary tubules, click on one of the thumbnails below.
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