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Infarction

Tissue death (necrosis) caused by a local lack of oxygen, due to an obstruction of the tissue's blood supply.

The resulting lesion is referred to as an infarct (from the Latin infarctus, “stuffed into”).

see Cerebral infarction

see Cerebellar infarction

see Malignant middle cerebral artery infarction

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