54 year old male with history of non-ischemic
cardiomyopathy; he received a heart allograft 5 years
ago. He had sudden death with no previous evidence of
Figure A: Gross
appearance of coronary artery at autopsy.
Figures B - E: Histological images of sections of
coronary arteries showing Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy of a heart
transplant recipient at different magnifications. Coronary arteries show
marked concentric intimal thickening.
Figure D is a higher magnification image of a
section of Figure C showing the
presence of foamy macrophages.
March 17, 2018