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Ischaemia/infarction

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First submittedApril 6, 2019
Last updatedApril 6, 2019
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Which of ischaemia or infarction is decribed? Insufficient blood suply to a tissue or organ?
Ischaemia
What is defined? Circulatory failure with low blood pressure, leading to reduced perfusion of tissues.
Shock
There are 4 key types of it. Which may be caused by myocardial infarction?
Cardiogenic
Haemorrhage?
Hypovolaemic
Gram +ve bacteria?
Septic
Type 1 hypersensitivity?
Anaphylactic
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Almost anywhere in the body necrosis leads to the tissue going hard, however in the brain it goes the other way how is this described?
Liquifactive
Which out of necrosis and apoptosis causes acute inflammation?
Necrosis
In necrosis caused by ischaemia we see ghost outlines of cells remaining what type of necrosis is this?
Coagulative
What about lungs, liver and the brain means that it has a higher likelihood of survival if an artery supplying it is occluded?
Dual blood supply
What 3 dimensional shape do infarcts normally take on?
Cone/wedge
What is it called when the pericardium fills with blood placing increased pressure onto the heart?
Cardiac tamponade
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