Flashcards in Histopathology 13 - Histopathology of Systemic Disease Deck (14)
What can JCV infection in HIV positive patients lead to?
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
What is the most common opportunistic infection in HIV positive patients?
Which herpes virus causes kaposi sarcoma?
What is the main histological finding in sarcoidosis?
How does end-stage sarcoidosis appear on CXR?
What is a granuloma made up of?
Lymphoid cells and giant cells
What colour does IgG4 stain when positive?
Recall 3 diseases caused by IgG4 inflammation
What is the structure of amyloid?
Beta pleated sheet that forms non-branching fibrils
What is the cause of AA amyloidosis?
Which conditions are particularly implicated in the development of AA amyloidosis?
What conditions can cause AL amyloidosis?
B cell neoplasms
What is the link between transthyretin and amyloidosis?
Transthyretin mutation can --> cardiac amyloid