ID#: 1350
This is a photomicrograph of a lung tissue specimen extracted from a patient with a condition known as botryomycosis, a chronic inflammatory reaction in response to a bacterial infection. Of note is the star shaped granulomatous inflammatory sulfur granule in the center of this pulmonary nodule, surrounded by a fibrous encapsulation, and filled with a macrophage infiltrate.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Martin Hicklin
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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