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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.
an infarct in which little or no bleeding into tissue spaces occurs when the blood supply is obstructed.Localised ischaemic necrosis in a solid organ, due to abrupt arterial occlusion—e.g., placental infarct
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.
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