Cardiac Pathology: Heart: Acute myocardial infarction with mural thrombus

01 August 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas.


A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 43 year old man who collapsed at work and was taken semiconscious to his local hospital. He was thought to have had a myocardial infarct and was transferred to the intensive care unit. Despite supportive treatment he went into irreversible left heart failure and died the following day.


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