Article Text

Zahn's infarcts' of the liver
1. P. Horrocks,
2. E. Tapp
1. Department of Pathology, University of Manchester

## Abstract

Three patients were found at necropsy to have Zahn's infarcts' of the liver. In one of these cases the `infarct' merely showed severe centrilobular congestion. In the other two cases there was centrilobular necrosis, and in one of these early fibrosis was seen. Portal vein occlusion was present in all three cases and this had followed splenectomy in two of them. There was no evidence of hepatic artery or vein occlusion. Circulatory failure is considered to have played a part in the pathogenesis of the lesions.

## Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.