This section is from the book "A Manual Of Pathology", by Guthrie McConnell. Also available from Amazon: A Manual Of Pathology.
Fatty Metamorphosis is often found in toxic and infectious diseases. Is usually irregular in its distribution, forming areas of yellowish tissue, easily distinguished beneath the endocardium. In the fibers are found fat granules; the striations disappear and the nuclei may show degenerative processes. The muscle becomes soft and flabby.