and Systemic Histopathology, C601&C602
Slide 123: Splenic Infarction
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||Is this little infarct
wedge shaped or what? Again, I think you will easily find the area of
the infarct just by looking at the tissue on the slide.
See this slide with the
||Holy cow! Would you
look at this. I keep saying the infarcts in spleen are anemic, and here this
thing is hemorrhagic. Well, can't be right all the time in medicine. Most
of the time splenic infarcts are anemic because the spleen has an "end artery'
system of vascular supply, just like the kidney. But here we have a hemorrhage,
possibly due to some degree of trauma of leakage from neighboring sinusoids.
When this infarct finally scars down, it will look very much like the expected