Zahn infarct

Zahn in·farct

(zahn),
a pseudoinfarct of the liver, consisting of an area of congestion with parenchymal atrophy but no necrosis; due to obstruction of a branch of the portal vein.

Zahn in·farct

(tsahn in'fahrkt)
A pseudoinfarct of the liver, consisting of an area of congestion with parenchymal atrophy but no necrosis; due to obstruction of a branch of the portal vein.

Zahn,

Friedrich W., German pathologist, 1845-1904.
lines of Zahn - riblike markings seen by the naked eye on the surface of antemortem thrombi. Synonym(s): striae of Zahn
striae of Zahn - Synonym(s): lines of Zahn
Zahn infarct - a pseudoinfarct of the liver due to obstruction of a branch of the portal vein.