Adrenal amyloidosis

Adrenal amyloidosis - low magnification
Adrenal cortex and medulla, autopsy specimen, low magnification (H&E)

These photomicrographs belong to the adrenal taken at autopsy of an older adult who died in hospital of renal failure and resistant shock. He had been recently diagnosed with AA amyloidosis. The cause of his resistant shock was thought to be due to sepsis, although no organisms were ever detected and he did not respond… Continue reading Adrenal amyloidosis