Figure 3.

Contraction band necrosis. (A-B) Pancellular lesion with fragmentation of hypercontracted myofibrils and band formation of hypercontracted or coagulated sarcomeres (A H&E × 40, B H&E x 80). (C-D) Paradiscal lesion formed by about 15 hypercontracted sarcomeres without myofibrillar rhexis. Note the absence of edema, haemorrhage and myofibre vacuolisation (C H&E × 200, D H&E x 250).

Turillazzi et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:144   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-144
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