ID#: 6194
Description: This micrograph depicts the histopathologic changes found in heart valve tissue found in a case of toxic shock syndrome (TSS).
This heart valve tissue specimen was extracted and prepared at autopsy. Findings revealed marked myxedematous degeneration, along with mild inflammatory cytoarchitectural changes. Diagnosis was toxic shock syndrome (TSS).
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Allen L. Paris, M.D.
Creation Date: 1984
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Links: CDC - Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases; Div. of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases; Toxic Shock Syndrome
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