Light micrograph of the lung in chronic pneumonia

Light micrograph of the lung in chronic pneumonia

M240/0163 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Chronic pneumonia of the lung. Light micrograph of a section of lung tissue diseased with chronic pneumonia. Here, alveolar (air) sacs of the lung are narrowed and engorged with blood (orange). The blood consists of macrophages & neutrophils, white blood cells occurring as an inflammatory response and which fight infection. Lung air capacity is reduced due to this chronic inflammatory exudate. Chronic pneumonia may be diagnosed by a cough that produces a yellow-green sputum. This exudate is usually in response to the presence of pneumo- cocci bacteria, commonly Steptococcus pneumoniae. Magnification: x25 at 35mm size.

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

Keywords: alveloi, chronic, chronic pneumonia, condition, disease, disorder, exudate, healthcare, in pneumonia, lung, medical, medicine, pneumonia

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