MCQ – 89084


 A 76-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department because of the sudden onset of two episodes of hemoptysis and left-sided chest pain, which is exacerbated upon inspiration. Her temperature is 38°C (101°F), pulse 110 per minute, respirations 35 per minute, and blood pressure 158/100 mm Hg. The patient is admitted, but suffers a massive stroke and expires 48 hours later. Autopsy reveals a pulmonary infarct in upper segments of the lower lobe as shown in the image. Which of the following best explains the color of this patient’s pulmonary infarct?

A. Accumulation of hemosiderin-laden macrophages


Development of bronchopneumonia


Hemorrhage from bronchial arteries


Organization of a pulmonary thromboembolus

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