hypercontracted sarcomeres

hypercontracted sarcomeres

basis of the eosinophilic bands seen in coagulative myocytolysis in damaged heart muscle.
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Myocardial biopsies of takotsubo patients demonstrate contraction-band necrosis, a unique form of myocyte injury characterized by hypercontracted sarcomeres, dense eosinophilic transverse bands, and an interstitial mononuclear inflammatory response that is distinct from polymorphonuclear inflammation seen in the usual myocardial infarct (5).