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thrombus

 [throm´bus]
a stationary blood clot along the wall of a blood vessel, frequently causing vascular obstruction. Some authorities differentiate thrombus formation from simple coagulation or clot formation. See also embolus.
Sites of thrombus formation. From Damjanov, 1996.
mural thrombus one attached to the wall of the heart adjacent to an area of diseased endocardium, or to the aortic wall overlying an intimal lesion. See also parietal thrombus.
occluding thrombus one that occupies the entire lumen of a vessel and obstructs blood flow.
parietal thrombus one attached to a vessel or heart wall; see also mural thrombus.

mu·ral throm·bus

a thrombus formed on and attached to a diseased patch of endocardium, not on a valve or on one side of a large blood vessel.
See also: parietal thrombus.

mu·ral throm·bus

(myū'răl throm'bŭs)
A thrombus formed on and attached to a diseased patch of endocardium, not on a valve or on one side of a large blood vessel.
See also: parietal thrombus

mural thrombus

A blood clot formed within the blood and attached to the wall of a blood vessel or to the lining of a chamber of the heart. Mural thrombi are liable to break loose and form dangerous EMBOLI.
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Hood, "Anticoagulation is an effective treatment for aortic mural thrombi," Journal of Vascular Surgery, vol.
Since the presence of mural thrombi may reduce the luminal size, aortography may underestimate the diameter of an aneurysm.
2b) of the saphenous venous graft to the right coronary artery (RCA), with mural thrombi in both aneurysms.
CD is associated with mural thrombi formation in (usually left) ventricular aneurysms, dislodging of which may result in a systemic or pulmonary embolic event.
"Mural Thrombi in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms: MR Imaging Characterization-Useful before Endovascular Treatment," RSNA, p.197.
Left ventricular (LV) pseudoaneurysm occurs after myocardial wall rupture, which contains the pericardium and mural thrombi or adhesion tissue (1).