MCQ – 88980

Question

A 90-year-old woman with mild diabetes and Alzheimer disease dies in her sleep. At autopsy, hepatocytes are noted to contain golden cytoplasmic granules that do not stain with Prussian blue. Which of the following best accounts for pigment accumulation in the liver of this patient?

A.

Advanced age

B.

Alzheimer disease

C.

Congestive heart failure

D.

Diabetic ketoacidosis

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