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URBANA ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY


Cardiovascular Volume

Image Number 003 - Atherosclerosis, aorta

This is a complicated atheroma. The fibrous cap is seen at the left of the screen, partially covering a central core containing cholesterol clefts. To the right of the field, the surface of the atheroma has ulcerated. (See card 1 for a discussion of atherosclerosis.)

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