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Cardiovascular Volume

Image Number 004 - Aneurysm, atherosclerotic, with thrombosis

This gross specimen highlights atheromas and an aneurysm with a thrombus. This is a view of the open vessel so that the lumen of the vessel is seen running horizontally across the central 2/3 of the field. The yellowish-white areas are the atheromas. The central, round, dark purple structure is the thrombus occupying the aneurysm.

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