ID#: 2340
Description: Caption:
Under a magnification of 950X, this photomicrograph of a hematoxylin-eosin (H&E) stained cardiac tissue sample included a microgumma lesion, confirming a diagnosis of syphilis. Microgumma seen in the heart, possess a central zone of necrosis, surrounded by large numbers of plasma cells and lymphocytes, while vascular proliferation is present on the periphery.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date: 1971
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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