Role of Histopathology in Sudden death and Takayasu’s arteritis

Medico-Legal Journal
26 Feb, 2020 ,

Isabella Aquila describe a case of Sudden death due to Takayasu’s arteritis and how histopathology came in handy by revealing eosinophilia in the aortic wall, consistent with a vasculitis such as Takayasu’s arteritis as the autopsy only showed sclerosis of the thoracic aorta, abdominal aorta and coronary arteries.