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CURRICULUM IN CARDIOLOGY - IMAGES
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 190-191

Cardiovascular pathology quiz


Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Date of Web Publication2-Mar-2017

Correspondence Address:
Sudheer Arava
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2395-5414.201380

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Arava S, Immanuel P, Ray R. Cardiovascular pathology quiz. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci 2016;2:190-1

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Arava S, Immanuel P, Ray R. Cardiovascular pathology quiz. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Oct 23];2:190-1. Available from: https://www.j-pcs.org/text.asp?2016/2/3/190/201380


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Following are the endomyocardial biopsies (EMCBs) of two patients for comparison and interpretation.

Case 1

A 34-year-old male presented with the clinical diagnosis of restrictive cardiomyopathy. EMCB for interpretation [Figure 1].
Figure 1: Endomyocardial biopsy from restrictive cardiomyopathy (question). (a) H and E, ×40, (b) H and E, ×100, (c) H and E, ×40 (immunohistochemistry) - smooth muscle actin.

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Case 2

A 45-year-old female presented with dilated cardiomyopathy. EMCB for interpretation [Figure 2].
Figure 2: Endomyocardial biopsy in dilated cardiomyopathy. (a) H and E, ×40, (b) H and E, ×100, (c) H and E, ×40 (immunohistochemistry) - smooth muscle actin.

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