Flashcards in Types of Degeneration Deck (13)
Calcium infiltration into normal tissue. E.g. Hypervitaminosis D.
Calcium infiltration into abnormal/damaged tissue.
E.g. atherosclerosis or atheroma. Damage to tunica intima.
Albuminous. Membrane injured which effects ionic transfer.
Liver, aka "nutmeg liver". In Heart = "Tabby cat heart". Fatty dot • Fatty streak •
Atheroma (fatty plaque) • fibroatheroma (fibrous tissue, calcium)
CNS (e.g. Brain melts, tertiary syphilis, leprosy) or Skin (if from infection)
Peripheral nerves. Degenerates to the next Node of Ranvier. "Diving back Phenomenon"
Hvaline. Most common in skeletal muscle. Muscle replaced with hyaline.