Histology Course S III 2 Departement of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S III 2 pyemic myocarditis HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: I40

40-year-old male. Skin burns of 70 % of body surface, half of which 3rd degree. Death due to sepsis. Autopsy specimen.

Macroscopically: Yellowish spots on cut surface of myocardium

- Small abscesses throughout the myocardium
- Central basophilic clusters corresponding to sheets of cocci
- Clusters of granulocytic infiltrates diffusely invade the interstitium.