Cite this page: Sangle, N. Infarct of kidney. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyinfarct.html. Accessed January 18th, 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