anemic infarct


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Related to anemic infarct: white infarct, hemorrhagic infarct, pale infarct

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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·ne·mic in·farct

an infarct in which little or no bleeding into tissue spaces occurs when the blood supply is obstructed.
Synonym(s): pale infarct, white infarct (1)
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Localised ischaemic necrosis in a solid organ, due to abrupt arterial occlusion—e.g., placental infarct
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anemic infarct

White infarct A localized area of ischemic necrosis in a solid organ, caused by an abrupt arterial occlusion; by 1-2 days post-insult, the region is pale yellow-white; AIs are characteristic of occlusions in organs with a single supply of blood–eg kidney, spleen, heart. See 'White' graft; Cf Hemorrhagic–red infarct.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·ne·mic in·farct

(ă-nē'mik in'fahrkt)
An infarct in which little or no bleeding into tissue spaces occurs when the blood supply is obstructed.
Synonym(s): anaemic infarct, white infarct (1) .
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