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This photomicrograph reveals the histopathologic changes in a lung tissue specimen extracted during an autopsy, which had been the result of a fatal case of toxic shock syndrome (TSS). Visible histopathologic changes included mild hyaline membrane formation, epithelial sloughing, and mild inflammation evidenced by the presence of a fluid, and white blood cell, polymorphonuclear (PMN) infiltrate.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Allen L. Paris
Creation Date:1984
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