Blood vessel disorders
Infarct of kidney
Reviewers: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 25 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
● Usually due to emboli from left atrial mural thrombi or left ventricular myocardial infarction
● Also endocarditis, abdominal aortic aneurysm and atherosclerotic emboli
● Infarcts are "white" anemic type; ringed by intense hyperemia; wedge shaped with apex towards medulla
Wedge shaped hemorrhagic infarcts
End of Kidney non-tumor > Blood vessel disorders > Infarct of kidney
Ref Updated: 8/24/12
This information is intended for physicians and related personnel, who understand that medical information is often imperfect, and must be interpreted in the context of a patient's clinical data using reasonable medical judgment. This website should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a licensed physician.
All information on this website is protected by copyright of PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. Information from third parties may also be protected by copyright. Please contact us at copyrightP[email protected] with any questions (click here for other contact information).