Passive congestion


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(Med.) congestion due to obstruction to the return of the blood from the affected part.

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The finding of sinusoidal dilation without necrosis, or chronic passive congestion, has been commonly ascribed to heart failure and resultant elevated systemic venous pressure.
4] The pathogenetic mechanisms of hypoxic hepatitis include passive congestion, ischemia, and arterial hypoxemia.
Histopathologic findings associated with mitral valve disease have not, to our knowledge, been previously reported for pheasants, whereas in other avian species, there are some reports of mitral valve findings, with passive congestion of the liver and lungs.
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