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Table 6 Effect SAME on thyroid histopathology

From: Protective effects of Sonchus asper (L.) Hill, (Asteraceae) against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in the thyroid tissue of rats

Treatment Colloids depletion Hypertrophy Hyperplasia Blood vessel congestion Follicular architecture
Control - - - - -
3 ml/kg CCl4 +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
100 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 - −/+ - −/+ −/+
200 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 - - - -+ -
200mg/kg SAME alone - - - - -
  1. -, normal; −/+, mild; ++, medium; +++, severely damaged.