ID#: 865
This photomicrograph of a lung tissue specimen, reveals the gross pathologic changes in a case of centrilobular emphysema, which is a characteristic change indicative of smoking. This close up of the fixed, cut surface, of the lung tissue, shows how the multiple tissue cavitations, were lined by heavy black carbon deposits.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date: 1973
Photo Credit: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
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