Histology Course S IV 5 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S IV 5 lobar pneumonia HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: J18.1
 
 

 
55-year-old male alcoholic, with chills, pyrexia, death 1 week after onset of symptoms. Autopsy specimen

Macroscopically: large lung lobes devoid of air with grey-yellow cut surface, homogenous, liver-like consistency. Lung tissue with pathological changes in all alveoli. Same stadium of inflammation in all areas.

- Numerous neutrophilic granulocytes in alveoli
- Alveolar macrophages