Histology Course S IV 8 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

S IV 8 cytomegalovirus infection, lung   ISH: CMV further information (German) on HiPaKu 
  ICD-10: B 20.2 oder B25.0† J17.1*
 
 

 
34-year-old male, HIV-positive, autopsy specimen

- The architecture of the lung is maintained.
- Mild thickening of alveolar septa with lymphocytic and histiocytic infiltrates. Accumulation of macrophages in alveolar lumina.
- Some large cells with enlarged nuclei: the inclusion bodies stained brown in the nucleus and the brown granules in the cytoplasm correspond to viral DNA