liquefaction necrosis

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liquefaction necrosis

A type of tissue death characterised by fulminant enzymatic hydrolysis due to ischaemia, resulting in myocardial and cerebral infarction, or bacteria infections which, when associated with gas production, result in the formation of cystic spaces.


conversion into a liquid form.

liquefaction degeneration
see hydropic degeneration.
liquefaction necrosis
tissue undergoing liquefaction.