Cardiovascular Pathology - Case 6 - Part 4
   

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On 1-15-03 she suddenly developed respiratory arrest and a code was unsuccessful. The clinicians suspected a pulmonary embolus from the DVT. An Autopsy was performed but no thrombo-embolus was found in the lungs.

Aorta opened showing severe atherosclerosis
Left renal artery
Right Renal Artery
Bisected kidney showing necrosis
Close up of bisected kidney
Serial sections of heart showing hypertrophy of left ventricle
Microscopic section of the right renal artery
Right renal artery higher power, note hemorrhage below atheroma.
Microscopic section of a coronary artery
Microscopic section of the left ventricle
Microscopic section of the left ventricle
1. What is going on in her heart?

2. Is this acute or chronic?

3. What is a possible cause of death?