HISTO HOME
CRR
Index
Respiratory
Histology

Cardiovascular
Histology

Renal
Histology
RESOURCE CENTER

Renal medulla

stratum corneumstratum granulosumstratum spinosumcapillaryvenulemelanocyte?stratum basaledermisblood vesselulymphocyte infiltrateblood vesselblood vesselvesselblood vesselvesselnervearteryveinblood vesselblood vesselblood vesselblood vesselfibrous connective tissueadipocyteadipocyteadipose tissuenerveblood vessel

This image includes thin segments of loops of Henle and medullary vessels (containing red blood cells). 

Because both are lined by simple squamous epithelium, vessels and loops can be difficult to distinguish. 

Click on a thumbnail at left for a lower-magnification view of this region.

Click on the thumbnail at right for comparison of tubules higher in the medulla.

 

RENAL IMAGE INDEX

Comments and questions: dgking@siu.edu

SIUC / School of Medicine / Anatomy / David King

http://www.siumed.edu/~dking2/crr/RN010b.htm
Last updated:  29 August 2003 / dgk