Kidney nontumor
Other vascular disorders
Infarct of kidney


Topic Completed: 3 December 2012

Revised: 12 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Kidney non tumor infarct of kidney [title]

Nikhil Sangle, M.D.
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Cite this page: Sangle N. Infarct of kidney. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyinfarct.html. Accessed January 27th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • 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
Gross images

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Wedge shaped hemorrhagic infarcts

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