Art of pulmonary tuberculosis with lung cavities

Art of pulmonary tuberculosis with lung cavities

M270/0109 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.1MB

Downloadable file size: 4.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Pulmonary tuberculosis. Illustration of a human lung diseased with pulmonary tuberculosis. At centre right is the affected lung seen sectioned through; at left is the heart with its associated blood vessels. In pulmonary tuberculosis the air sac alveoli of the lung become filled with an inflammatory exudate (yellow). The exudate is made of macrophages (white blood cells) and bacteria which cause the infection Mycobacterium tubercu- losis. The walls of alveoli have disintegrated in places, forming cavities (upper centre). Lesions or tubercles of infection are visible (white). Tuberculosis is an infectious lung disease which, although still a killer, can now be cured.

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

Keywords: artwork, cavity, condition, disease, disorder, healthcare, in lung, lesion, lung, lung disease, medical, medicine, pulmonary, pulmonary tuberculosis, tb, tubercle, tuberculosis

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