Intestines. A-C: Macroscopic features of the intestines (A: peritoneal overview, B: small intestine, B: large intestine). The small and large intestines are diffusely congested. D-G: Microscopic features of the sigmoid colon (D, F: low magnification; E, G: high magnification). The mucosa is necrotic (D), and diffuse coagulative necrosis of the proper muscle layer is seen (E). The proper muscle layer is infiltrated with inflammatory cells (F), and the intramuscular Auerbach’s nerve plexus is destroyed (G).
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