Plexiform Lesion with Inflammation
Here a parent artery (left) gives rise to a plexiform lesion with round and slit-like vascular spaces lined by prominent endothelial cells. There is no media around the plexiform lesion. Surrounding the lesion are chronic inflammatory cells including T and B lymphocytes and macrophages . The inflammation was limited to the arterial lesions.
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1. Dorfmüller P, Perros F, Balabanian K, Humbert M. Inflammation in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Eur Respir J 2003; 22:358-363. Abstract
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