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What type of edema does this represent?

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hydrothorax = pleural effusion

excess free fluid in pleural cavity


What type of edema is this?

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Pulmonary edema

A type of transudate


What type of edema is this?

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Laryngeal edema

Type of exudate

In anaphylaxis or infection


What is this? How can yout tell?

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- This is a thrombus, you can tell because lines of zahn 

- Lines of zahn = alternating layers of fibrin/platelets and red cells


What is this?

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A saddle embolus

Type of pulmonary thromboembolus

Causes sudden death


What type of embolus is this? Cause?

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Fat embolism

After fractur or orthopedic surgery, fat from marrow released into circulation and obstructs vessels, released fatty acids that cause endothelial injury


Type of infarct? Cause?

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White infarct

Arterial insufficiency, single blood supply, not reperfused, solid tissue


Type of infarct

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Red infarct

Venous insufficiency, dual blood supply, reperfused, loose tissue


What is this?

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Coagulative necrosis

Histological appearance of an infarct


What are these fragmented blobs?

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They are RBCs that have been fragmented by fibrin meshwork

sign of microangiopathic hemolytic anemia


What term describes the substance in the alveolar spaces? Is this exudate or transudate? Describe the appearance of pulmonary capillaries [1 word]

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Pulmonary Edema


capillaries are congested



What kind of necrosis in right in kidney? What is diagnostic name. Likely cause?

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Coagulative necrosis

Infarct = discrete area of coagulative necrosis due to impaired blood supply

Liekly from arterial thromboembolus