Inflamed heart sac, light micrograph

Inflamed heart sac, light micrograph

M172/0671 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.1MB

Downloadable file size: 2.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Inflamed heart sac. Light micrograph of a section through a human heart showing the heart sac (pericardium, purple), a fibrinous fluid (exudate, yellow) and cardiac muscle (red) in a case of pericarditis (heart sac inflammation). A large number of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell (leucocyte) that have an irregular nucleus and a grainy appearance, can be seen at upper right (dark purple). Pericarditis can be caused by fungal, viral or bacterial infection, an injury, cancer, a heart attack, or an autoimmune disorder. Granulocytes are involved in the immune system's defence mechanisms, protecting the body against the invasion of foreign pathogens in the blood and lymph.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: cardiac, cardiovascular, cell, cells, cellular, circulatory system, condition, defence, diagnosis, diagnostic, disease, disorder, exudate, fibrin, fibrinogen, fibrinous, fluid, granulocyte, granulocytes, haematology, healthcare, heart, heart sac, hematology, histopathological, histopathology, human body, immune system, inflamed, inflammation, inflammatory, leucocyte, leucocytes, leukocyte, leukocytes, light micrograph, light microscope, lm, medical, medicine, muscle, pathological, pathology, pericarditis, pericardium, pml, pmls, pmn, pmns, polymorph, polymorphonuclear, polymorphs, proliferated, proliferation, reaction, response, sac, section, sectioned, tissue, white blood cell, white blood cells

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.