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File:Histopathology of respiratory epithelial shedding.jpg|Respiratory '''epithelial shedding''' in a small bronchus. If present, look for vascular leakage, mucus hypersecretion and/or widespread airway narrowing, together indicating asthma.<ref>{{cite book | last=Madea | first=B | title=Handbook of forensic medicine | publisher=Wiley-Blackwell | publication-place=Hoboken, N.J | year=2014 | isbn=978-1-118-57062-3 | oclc=872114659 | ref=harv}}</ref>
 
File:Histopathology of respiratory epithelial shedding.jpg|Respiratory '''epithelial shedding''' in a small bronchus. If present, look for vascular leakage, mucus hypersecretion and/or widespread airway narrowing, together indicating asthma.<ref>{{cite book | last=Madea | first=B | title=Handbook of forensic medicine | publisher=Wiley-Blackwell | publication-place=Hoboken, N.J | year=2014 | isbn=978-1-118-57062-3 | oclc=872114659 | ref=harv}}</ref>
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Revision as of 13:33, 8 December 2021

Author: Mikael Häggström [note 1]

Tissue sampling

Fixation

Generally 10% neutral buffered formalin.

Presentations

Basic microscopic screening

For screening of lung autopsies, see Lung autopsy

Mainly look for carcinoma. Further information: Lung tumor

If granulomas are seen, generally stain for acid-fast bacteria and fungi.

Common findings

Active searching for them is not mandatory.

Other pertinent findings

Notes

  1. For a full list of contributors, see article history. Creators of images are attributed at the image description pages, seen by clicking on the images. See Patholines:Authorship for details.

Main page

References

  1. Madea, B (2014). Handbook of forensic medicine . Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 978-1-118-57062-3. OCLC 872114659. 

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