Recent coronary thrombosis

Recent coronary thrombosis

Thrombosis : recent thrombus in a coronary artery (branch in the epicardium) : The arterial lumen is completely obstructed by a recent thrombus - fibrin network (pink) containing red blood cells and platelets. The thrombus is developed on an ulcerated atherosclerotic (fibrous) plaque and is adherent to the arterial wall. (H&E, ob. x4)

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Last updated : 01/30/2009