Answer: A- Lobar Pneumonia
Image depicts the red hepatization of lungs
Red hepatization is seen in conditions likelobar pneumonia.
- Pneumococcal pneumonia – Most common cause of lobar pneumonia
- Progresses from a red hepatization phase to a gray hepatization phase
- Characterized by consolidation of airspaces of lungs.
- C/S reveals lungs appear brown-red, firm, & airless.resembling liver.
- Congested alveolar capillaries & alveolar spaces are filled with erythrocytes, neutrophils, and fibrin.
- Red cells disintegrate, with persistence of the neutrophils and fibrin.