35-year-old male, very tall and slim; fatal collapse whilst gardening
Forensic autopsy: cardiac tamponade following aortic dissection
- HE (21): irregular density of nuclei in media. Centres of nuclei
- Outer media noticeably strongly vascularised.
- Small cysts in loosened ground substance
- Orcein Sirius(22): the elastic lamella are disrupted in some places.
- The cloudy lighter areas in elastic gaps are mucopolysaccharide
- There are no inflammatory infiltrates.