and Systemic Histopathology, C601&C602
Slide 107: Pulmonary artery with atherosclerosis
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as you might guess. Atherosclerosis is not often seen in the pulmonary
circulation because the lung arterial system is such a low pressure circuit.
The features of atherosclerosis are just as you would see in the systemic
arterial circulation. Mitral stenosis and left to right shunts will lead
to this condition.
See this slide with the