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