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cardiomyocytic anomalies

Tuesday 10 January 2017


- hydroxychloroquine cardiotoxicity shows vacuolated myocytes on H&E; EM demonstrates myelinoid & curvilinear bodies

Definition: Lipofuscin pigment granules represent undigested material derived from intracellular lipid peroxidation.


- Lipofuscin is the "wear-and-tear" pigment of the heart. Morphologically found at the myocytes’ nuclear "poles"

- cardiomyocytic lipofuscin deposits


- vacuolated cardiomyocytes
- cardiomyocytic lipofuscin deposits

See also

- cardiomyocytes