47-year-old female, progressive right heart failure, temporarily
decompensated. Pulmonary hypertension. Autopsy specimen.
- Numerous arteries, varying in size, containing emboli of varying
age: different stages of organisation
- In some vessels, more recent emboli have attached themselves to
Unusual about this specimen is, apart from the extremely large number
of emboli, the organization of the emboli which has not lead to
recanalisation, but to a cell- and fibre-rich state.