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Department Of Pathology - Autopsy Report


Microscopic Description

Gall bladder

Adenocarcinoma extending to liver and hepatic flexure of (R) colon

Kidney

Infiltration with PMN and plasma cells
Hyalinization of arteriae
Fibrosis of glomeruli

Spleen/pancreas

Microscopically unremarkable

Lung

Atelectasis with RBC congestion and edema

Heart

Occasional areas of fibrosis


Final Diagnosis

  1. Carcinoma of the gallbladder with extension into liver
    1. Metastatic to hepatic flexure of colon with colonic obstruction
    2. Obstructive jaundice
    3. Passive congestion of liver with bile stasis
  2. Cholelithiasis
  3. Aspiration pneumonitis with pulmonary edema and acute tracheobronchitis
  4. Benign nephrosclerosis
  5. Acute pyelonephritis