occluding 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.

occluding thrombus

A thrombus that completely closes the vessel.
See also: thrombus

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.