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Description:This micrograph reveals the histopathologic changes in lung tissue due to Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) taken during an autopsy.
Various histopathologic changes include mild hyalin membrane formation, epithelial sloughing, and mild inflammation evidenced by the presence of a fluid, and white cell (PMN) infiltrate. (Note: the patient was not on a respirator.)
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Allen L. Paris
Creation Date:1984
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Links:CDC - Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases – Toxic Shock Syndrome
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