01 January 2015

Histopathology images of pulmonary vascular disease: hilar elastic pulmonary artery with a chronic organizing thrombus

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All credits to Vera Demarchi Aiello FPVRI, Mauro Canzian. Published in PVRI Review, Vol 1 Issue 2, April-June 2009, pp. 135-138

Histological section of a hilar elastic pulmonary artery with a chronic organizing thrombus. The intimal (INT) layer is enlarged and fi brotic (previous thrombus organization) and represents the plane of endarcterectomy. The elastic lamellae of the medial layer (M) are focally interrupted. ADV, adventitia; Verhoeff elastic stain, objective magnification 2.5

 

Additional keywords: thrombus,occlusion,intima,adventitia,lesion

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