01 January 2015

Histopathology images of pulmonary vascular disease: intra-acinar arteriole

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All credits to Vera Demarchi Aiello FPVRI, Mauro Canzian. Published in PVRI Review, Vol 1 Issue 1, Jan-March 2009, pp. 34-39

Photomicrography of an intra-acinar arteriole from a neonate with persistent pulmonary hypertension. Immunohistochemistry against alpha smooth muscle actin shows a complete muscular medial layer (brown color). Counterstaining with Harrys hematoxylin, objective magnifi cation 20x.

 

Additional keywords: arteriole,medial hypertrophy,hypertrophy,media,lesion

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