infarction

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in·farc·tion

 (ĭn-färk′shən)
n.
1. The formation or development of an infarct.
2. An infarct.

infarction

(ɪnˈfɑːkʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) the formation or development of an infarct
2. (Pathology) another word for infarct

in•farc•tion

(ɪnˈfɑrk ʃən)

n.
1. the formation of an infarct.
2. an infarct.
[1680–90]

infarction

a condition in which a localized area of muscular tissue is dying or dead owing to insufficient supply of blood, as occurs in a heart attack.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infarction - localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
MI, myocardial infarct, myocardial infarction - destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

infarction

n (Med)
(= dead tissue)Infarkt m
(= forming of dead tissue)Infarktbildung f

infarction

n infarto, acción f y efecto de un infarto; acute myocardial — infarto agudo de miocardio
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Renal artery dissection causing renal infarction in otherwise healthy men.
Acute renal infarction (ARI) due to renal artery occlusion is rare.
Acute renal infarction involves occlusion of the arterial supply to the kidney and most commonly occurs as the result of thromboembolism.
I could also feel a knobbly irregular indented surface which indicates renal infarction and major internal damage in the kidney.
One animal of group III reve-aled a renal infarction while no such change was seen in group I and II animals.
Other predisposing factors include the presence of a post-micturition residue or chronic retention (neurogenic bladder, diabetic, prostatic or urethral obstacle), presence of renal transplantation, renal infarction, systemic lupus, immunodepression due to long-term corticotherapy or immunosuppressors such as cyclophosphamide well-known for their vesical toxicity (9-12), the occurrence of postoperative emphysematous cystitis following endoscopic urologic procedures or colic surgery have been reported in the literature (13).
5% of patients with TCM had intracavitary thrombus formation and embolic complications including stroke, renal infarction and popliteal thrombosis, which occurred in 0.
After a non- enhanced abdominal CT which demonstrated left renal infarction and suspected acute pancreatitis, the patient was admitted to gastroenterology ward with the diagnosis of upper gastrointestinal bleed- ing, left renal infarction and possible acute pancrea- titis.
Renal infarction occurs after a main or segmental renal arterial branch is lacerated.
Spontaneous Renal Artery Dissection Complicated by Renal Infarction.
Other flags to trigger suspicion of FMD include hypertension that begins before age 35 (although it can also start later in life), treatment-resistant hypertension, epigastric bruit and hypertension, renal infarction, cervical bruit in a patient less than 60 years old, transient ischemic attack or stroke in a patient less than 60 years old, or an aortic aneurysm in a patient less than 60 years old.