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EPITHELIAL LINING AT VARIOUS SITES IN THE BODY

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medmaestro's version from 2015-11-28 12:38

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SITEEPITHELIUM TYPE
Pleura,Pericardium,Peritoneum, Endocardium, Bowmans capsuleSimple squamous epithelium
Throglossal cyst Pseudostratified columnar and Squamous epithelium
Alveoli in premature/pretermsLow cuboidal epithelium
Ethmoidal nasal polyp-Early stage , Paranasal sinuses Rest of the larynx Ciliated columnar epithelium
Ethmoidal nasal polyp -Late stageTransitional and squamous epithelium(Metaplastic)
Nasolabial cysts Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
Bartholins ductMultilayered columnar epithelium
Bartholins gland aciniLow columnar / Cuboidal single layer
Endocervix / cervical canalCiliated High columnar epithelium
EctocervixSquamous epithelium
EndometriumColumnar epithelium
Adult vaginaStratified squamous epithelium
Newborn vaginaTransitional epithelium
EndosalpinxTall ciliated columnar epithelium
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Chocolate cyst of ovary in endometriosisColumnar cells with tendency to form papillae
Vocal cord and upper part of vestibule of larynxNonkeratinized Stratified squamous epithelium
PCTSimple cuboidal epithelium with brush border
DCTSimple cuboidal epithelium without brush border
Thin Loop of HenleLow cuboidal epithelium or squamous epithelium
Thick Loop of Henle, Thyroid follicles, Ovarian germinal epitheliumCuboidal epithelium
Collecting ductSimple cuboidal or columnar epithelium
Proximal urethraTransitional epithelium
Mid urethraPseudostratifid columnar epithelium
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Most distal part of urethraStratified squamous epithelium
Mouth , oral cavity and esophagusNonkeratinized Stratified squamous epithelium
Stomach, Large intestineSimple columnar epithelium
Small intestineColumnar epithelium with brush border – Microvilli
Transition zone of anal canal, Ducts of salivary glandsStratified columnar epithelium
Anal canal /anal vergeStratified squamous epithelium
Gall bladderColumnar cells with brush border
Secondary ovarian folliclesStratified cuboidal epithelium
Sensory epithelium of olfactory area,Trachea and large bronchi,Part of Auditory tube,Ductus deferens Pseudostratified columnar epithelium
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