Thrush Breast Appearance

A descriptive term for the patchy lesions of fatty metamorphosis of the endocardium and papillary muscle, which is most prominent in the left ventricle, and caused by prolonged hypoxia, where red-brown myocardium alternates with yellow bands of fatty degeneration; a similar lesion is caused by diphtheria
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