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Peyer's Patch

Peyer's Patch

  • A: Peyer's patches are lymphatic aggregations found in the ileum of the small intestine. Histologically they are dense lymphatic tissue and serve the same purpose as any lymphatic nodule.

    B: Muscularis Externa

    C: Mucosa with the striated simple columnar epithelium
  • A: Peyer's patch with a visible germinal center. Dense lymphatic tissue

    B: Germinal center where proliferating lymphocytes are located

    C: Muscularis Externa
  • A: Peyer's patch

    B: Inner muscle layer

    C: Outer muscle layer