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Aorta (r/f)

Slide of the aorta stained with resorcin fuchsin demonstrating the distribution of the elastic membranes and fibres.
   

Overview

Clinical case

Diagram of atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis in the aorta
Stages of endothelial dysfunction in atheroscerosis
Carotis plaque
Atherosclerotic plaque
 
 

Slides

  1. Slide 49: Low magnification of the aorta
  2. Cross section through the aorta showing all layers, surrounding tissues and accompanying lymph vessel
  3. Cross section through the aorta showing all layers, surrounding tissues and accompanying lymph vessel
  4. Cross section through the aorta showing the lumen, tunica intima and contact with the tunica media
  5. Cross section through the aorta showing the tunica media and adventitia
  6. Cross section through the aorta showing a small part of the media and the detail of the tunica adventitia
 
 
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