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Kidney non-tumor

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

Gross images

Wedge shaped hemorrhagic infarcts

Micro images

Various images

Virtual slides

Septic infarct

End of Kidney non-tumor > Blood vessel disorders > Infarct of kidney

Ref Updated: 8/24/12

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