Atriocaval mesothelioma in a male Sprague-Dawley rat

Sergio Peano, Angelo Conz, Michela Carbonatto, Jed Goldstein, Abraham Nyska

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The histological, immunohistochemical, and electron microscopic characteristics of a spontaneous case of atriocaval mesothelioma are described in a 102-wk-old male Sprague-Dawley rat. The immunohistochemical characteristics of the tumor are compared with those of a pericardial mesothelioma in a female Sprague-Dawley rat.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)695-698
Number of pages4
JournalToxicologic Pathology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Electron microscopy
  • Heart tumor
  • Histology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Neoplasm


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