Figure 2.

Microscopic features of a bovine ovary with squamous metaplasia of the rete ovarii. (A) Cystic cavity in the ovary filled with keratinized material and lined by single layered cuboidal epithelium (arrowhead) transitioning into a keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium (arrow). (B) Detail of the cystic wall with an area of single layered cuboidal epithelium. (C) Detail of the cystic wall with an area of double layered epithelium. (D) Detail of the cystic wall with an area of keratinizing stratified squamous epithelium. Hematoxylin and eosin.

Santos et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:235   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-235
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