01 January 2015

Histopathology images of pulmonary vascular disease: Occlusive pulmonary venopathy

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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

Figure: Occlusive pulmonary venopathy. Both panels show veins with luminal obstruction. In a, the neointima is composed of fibrosis and elastic fibers (arrows); in b, adjacent to the occluded vein (asterisk), there is a focus of microvasculopathy, characterized by multi-layered capillaries (arrowheads). aVerhoeff elastic stain; bHematoxylin-eosin stain; objective magnifications, respectively, 40 and 20

 

Additional keywords: vene,lesions,medial hypertrophy,obstructive,intima

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