|CURRICULUM IN CARDIOLOGY - IMAGES
|Year : 2016 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 190-191
Cardiovascular pathology quiz
Sudheer Arava, Pradeep Immanuel, Ruma Ray
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
|Date of Web Publication||2-Mar-2017|
Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Arava S, Immanuel P, Ray R. Cardiovascular pathology quiz. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci 2016;2:190-1
| Question|| |
Following are the endomyocardial biopsies (EMCBs) of two patients for comparison and interpretation.
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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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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