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Diabetic glomerulosclerosis

Diabetic glomerulosclerosis – pathology and pictures

Diabetic glomerulosclerosis – pathology and pictures   In urinary pole of the kidney, glomeruli show several inter-capillary hyaline globules. Basically, they occur on the background of diffuse intercapillary glomerulosclerosis...
Nodular goiter

Nodular goiter

Nodular goiter   The thyroid gland shows cystically dilatated, middle- and small-sized thyroid follicles with dark pink dense colloid. In large follicles, the epithelium is flat and one-layered (histological accommodation by pressure),...
Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis

Nephrosclerosis glomerulonephritis The histological finding is mosaic. Almost all glomeruli are hyalinized: homogenously pink, acellular and small size. Lymphocytes form reactive infiltrates around them. Damaged of ‘dead’ nephrones...
Micronodular cirrhosis of liver

Micronodular cirrhosis of liver

Micronodular cirrhosis of liver   Liver architecture Is impaired by a diffuse growth of connective tissue which connects portal spaces and surrounds one or more hepatic lobules      . Different in size, up to 5 mm, (pseudo) lobules...
Chronic peptic ulcer

Chronic peptic ulcer – pictures

Chronic peptic ulcer – pictures Sharply distinct defect (2-4 cm), which destroys mucosa, penetrates the muscularis propria and even to serosa (sign for perforation). Gastric glands on the edges of the defect are hypertrophic. Bottom...
Silicosis of the lung

Silicosis of the lung

Silicosis of the lung   Silicotic nodes are located close to bronchi. They are composed of concentrically and storm-like arranged bundles of fibrous connective tissue stained in pink from the eosin. Around them are seen macrophages...
Fibrous endocarditis

Fibrous endocarditis

Fibrous endocarditis     Fibrous endocarditis is a late stage in development of rheumatic endocarditis. It is the usual finding of acquired valve defect. The mitral valve is mostly affected with both stenosis and/or insufficiency. Valve...
Nephrosclerosis arteriolosclerosis

Nephrosclerosis arteriolosclerosis

Nephrosclerosis arteriolosclerosis     Arteriolar Hyalinosis in hypertonic disease affects afferent arterioles. Because of their curving way, they fall few times in the plane of section. Their walls are thick, homogenously pink,...
Atherosclerosis of aorta

Atherosclerosis of aorta

Atherosclerosis of aorta   At the centre of atherosclerotic plaque ( light central area ): chaotically placed spindle-shaped in optically ‘empty’ spaces where are located ‘needle’-like cholesterol crystals. Such...
Diabetic glomerulosclerosis

Diabetic glomerulosclerosis – pathology

Diabetic glomerulosclerosis – pathology     The two kidneys are reddish-brown in color and slightly enlarged, unlike vascular nephroscleroses. The surface is finely granular. The overlying cortex has considerably expanded,...