Histopathological Study of the Rat Liver Exposed with Lead Acetate as a Microscopic Survey
Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 141-143
Received: Jun. 26, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 10, 2015; Published: Sep. 6, 2015
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Khatere Khosravian Dehkordi, Department of Animal Physiology, Islamic Azad University, Shahrekord Branch, Shahrekord, Iran
Soraya khosravian Dehkordi, Department of Basic Sciences, Azad University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord, Iran
Rahmat Allah Fatahian Dehkordi, Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord, Iran
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Lead is one of the environmental pollutants that can effect on the life of living animates in several ways; it has a long half-life and is collected in the soft tissue and conduct to adverse effects in tissues. The present study was performed to investigate the histological effects caused by lead in the rat liver. The study was conducted on 20 rat, the animals were divided into 2 equal groups. The first group received distilled water and considered as a control group. The second groups were orally administered lead acetate 8.5 mg/l of body weight for 20 weeks. The rats were anesthetized, the liver were removed for histological studies. Histological changes which observed in the liver were vacuolation, fatty degeneration, congestion within central veins, hemorrhage and infiltration of inflammatory cells. In this study, harmful toxic effects observed in liver of rats.
Lead, Histological Alterations, Liver
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Khatere Khosravian Dehkordi, Soraya khosravian Dehkordi, Rahmat Allah Fatahian Dehkordi, Histopathological Study of the Rat Liver Exposed with Lead Acetate as a Microscopic Survey, Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2015, pp. 141-143. doi: 10.11648/j.avs.20150305.14
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