Infectious Disease: Lung: Pneumonia: Grey hepatisation

An autopsy specimen from a patient who died of renal failure due to pneumococcal septicaemia. No further clinical details available. The specimen consists of the upper and middle...
01 May 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas

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An autopsy specimen from a patient who died of renal failure due to pneumococcal septicaemia. No further clinical details available. The specimen consists of the upper and middle lobes of the right lung showing consolidation of one lobe. The appearance is typical of the pneumonic stage of grey hepatization.

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