Histology, immunohistochemistry and ultrastructure of the equine palatine tonsil.

@article{Kumar2005HistologyIA,
  title={Histology, immunohistochemistry and ultrastructure of the equine palatine tonsil.},
  author={Pawan Kumar and John F. Timoney},
  journal={Anatomia, histologia, embryologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={192-8}
}
The palatine tonsils of five young horses formed 10-12 cm elongated follicular structures extending from the root of the tongue on either side to the base of the epiglottis and lateral to the glossoepiglottic fold. The stratified squamous non-keratinized epithelium of the outer surface was modified into crypts as reticular epithelium by heavy infiltration of lymphoid cells from underlying lymphoid follicles. In places, lymphoid tissue reaching almost to the surface and with only one to two cell… CONTINUE READING