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Heart - Inflammation - Gallery

Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Acute in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Neutrophils (arrows) are present within a valve.
Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Suppurative in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Suppurative inflammation is present in the mitral valve (arrows).
Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Suppurative in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 2). Suppurative inflammation of the mitral valve has aggregates of bacteria (arrows).
Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Chronic in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study. Mixed inflammatory cells are present within the thickened mitral valve (arrows).
Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Chronic in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 4). Mixed inflammatory cells and proliferation of mesenchymal cells result in thickening of the mitral valve.
Image of inflammation in the heart from a female F344/N rat in a chronic study
Heart, Valve - Inflammation, Chronic in a female F344/N rat from a chronic study (higher magnification of Figure 4). Lymphocytes, macrophages, and plasma cells with proliferating mesenchymal cells are present in the mitral valve.
Image of inflammation in the heart from a male CD1 mouse in a  study
Heart - Inflammation, Chronic-active in a male F2 generation CD1 mouse. Inflammation of the heart along the endocardium consists primarily of neutrophils and macrophages.
Image of inflammation in the heart from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a chronic study
Heart - Inflammation, Chronic-active in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. Chronic active inflammation is present along the epicardial surface of the heart.