Kidney nontumor
Blood vessel disorders
Infarct of kidney

Author: Nikhil Sangle, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 March 2018, last major update December 2012

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

Cite this page: Sangle, N. Infarct of kidney. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyinfarct.html. Accessed June 17th, 2018.
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

Microscopic (histologic) images

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