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