33. Miliary tuberculosis of the lungs

Last updated on January 17, 2019 at 16:29

Organ: Lung

Description:

We can see many small yellowish-greyish dots everywhere on the surface, but especially on the top part. The background is grey.

Diagnosis: Miliary tuberculosis

Causes:

  • Primary progressive tuberculosis
    • Due to mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in immunodeficient persons

Theory:

See theoretical topic 31 and histology slide 31.

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