ID#: 22345
This was a photomicrograph of a section of myocardial tissue, specifically in an area of myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart’s muscular layer. Note the infiltration of white blood cells (WBC), as well as the beginnings of degenerative changes to the muscle cells, indicative of necrosis. The dark area in the upper left was an unknown artifactual finding.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Flynt
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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