mural thrombus


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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.

mural thrombus

Etymology: L, murus, wall
a thrombus that originates in the wall of a cavity, particularly on a diseased patch of endocardium.

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.

thrombus

an aggregation of blood factors, primarily platelets and fibrin with entrapment of cellular elements, frequently causing vascular obstruction at the point of its formation. The lesion and the syndrome produced by the thrombus depend on its location, e.g. pulmonary artery.

mural thrombus
one attached to the wall of the endocardium in a diseased area.
obturating thrombus
one which continues to grow distal to its site of attachment and the free end trails downstream with the current of blood.
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.
saddle thrombus
one formed at the terminal aorta and extending into the iliac arteries. Occurs most commonly in cats with arterial thromboembolism.
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sup][34] LV hypertrophy aggravated the incidence of left atrial thrombus in atrial tachyarrhythmia [sup][35] and additional frequent mural thrombus complicates embolic events, even in sinus rhythm.
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