nontransmural myocardial infarction

non·trans·mu·ral my·o·car·di·al in·farc·tion (NTMI),

necrosis of heart muscle that fails to extend from the endocardium completely to the epicardium, often erroneously considered relatively benign.
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This finding, so-called reverse redistribution, has been associated with less severe damage, such as nontransmural myocardial infarction, patent infarct-related coronary artery, and myocardial salvage.