IPLab:Lab 4:Thromboembolus

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Clinical Summary

This 67-year-old male was hospitalized because of extensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Following surgery, during which diseased portions of the femoral arteries were bypassed, he developed massive pulmonary embolization and expired.

Autopsy Findings

At autopsy, thrombi were found in the femoral and iliac veins, as well as in the larger pulmonary arteries.


Virtual Microscopy

Lung: Thromboembolus

Normal Lung

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