hemorrhagic infarct


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infarct

 [in´fahrkt]
a localized area of ischemic necrosis produced by anoxia following occlusion of the arterial supply or the venous drainage of the tissue, organ, or part.
anemic infarct one due to sudden interruption of arterial circulation to the area.
hemorrhagic infarct one that is red owing to oozing of erythrocytes into the injured area.

hem·or·rhag·ic in·farct

an infarct red in color from infiltration of blood from collateral vessels into the necrotic area.

hemorrhagic infarct

Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, rhegnynei, to gush; L, infarcire, to stuff
an area of necrosis that has accumulated so much blood that it resembles a red, swollen bruise.

hem·or·rhag·ic in·farct

(hem'ŏr-aj'ik in'fahrkt)
An infarct that turns red due to infiltration of blood from collateral vessels into the necrotic area.
Synonym(s): haemorrhagic infarct.

infarct

a localized area of ischemic necrosis produced by occlusion of the arterial supply or the venous drainage of the part. Clinical signs depend on the size of the devitalized tissue and the organ affected.

anemic infarct
one due to sudden interruption of flow of arterial blood to the area.
hemorrhagic infarct
one that is red owing to oozing of erythrocytes into the injured area.