Cell Injury

For each of the following pathologic descriptions, select the most likely finding with cellular injury:

1. A 70-year-old man has "brown atrophy" of the heart at autopsy. The heart weighs only 250 gm. Microscopically, the myocardial fibers are seen to show excessive amounts of:

2. Ischemic injury to the heart with myocardial cell death in a 51-year-old woman is indicated microscopically by the presence of:

3. Hemorrhage into soft tissues from trauma forming a bruise on the thigh of a 15-year-old man is followed days later by the appearance of these breakdown products:

4. Russell bodies in plasma cells of the spleen of a 50-year-old woman are filled with:

5. Membrane damage, typical for a reperfusion injury following myocardial ischemia in a 58-year-old man, results from the action of:

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A. Amyloid deposition B. Anthracotic pigmentation C. Apoptosis D. ATP depletion E. Autophagocytosis
F. Bilirubin accumulation G. Cell swelling H. Cyclic AMP formation I. Free radical accumulation J. Glutathione depletion
K. Hemosiderin deposition L. Heterophagocytosis M. Hyaline deposition N. Immunoglobulin deposition O. Lipochrome accumulation
P. Lysosomal enzyme leakage Q. Melanin deposition R. Mitochondrial swelling S. Phospholipase release T. Ribosome detachment
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