arterial pyemia


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pyemia

 [pi-e´me-ah]
septicemia in which secondary foci of pus formation occur and multiple abscesses are formed. adj., adj pye´mic.
arterial pyemia a form due to the dissemination of septic emboli from the heart.
cryptogenic pyemia that in which the source of infection is in an unidentified tissue.

arterial pyemia

Pyemia resulting from dissemination of emboli from a thrombus in cardiac vessels.
See also: pyemia
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