Research Paper Volume 12, Issue 9 pp 7927—7944

Small airway remodeling in diabetic and smoking chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Figure 2. CS-induced COPD and streptozotocin-induced diabetes damaged the lungs of rats. Hematoxylin and eosin staining of bronchioles from control, COPD, diabetic and COPD diabetic rats. →: Bronchiole with smooth muscle hyperplasia, globe cell metaplasia and inflammatory cell infiltration; : Hyperplastic parenchyma with inflammatory cell infiltration.