82-year-old male, chronic alcohol abuse. Becomes bedridden and is found in a stupor, shortly followed by and death due to sepsis. Autopsy.
- Pus/abscess-forming inflammation with large tissue defects
- The tubuli contain a lawn of bacteria and neutrophilic granulocytes surrounded by cell debris.
- The inflamed area extends from the centre to the cortex, corresponding to an ascending infection.