Types of Necrosis
Can be abbreviated as (C2 F2 L) [CFL]
- Combines features of both coagulative and liquefactive. Eg: TB of lungs
- It is mostly due to a lipopolysaccharide present in the capsule of mycobacterium
- Most common type of necrosis
- Conversion of normal cells into their tombstones is hallmark of coagulative necrosis. Eg: Infarct of heart, kidney and spleen, etc.
- Characterized by deposition of fibrin like material
- Seen in autoimmune diseases, arterioles in hypertension, peptic ulcer, etc.
- Special form of necrosis occurring at two anatomically different locations but morphologically similar lesions.
- Acute pancreatic necrosis, traumatic necrosis of breasts are common examples
- Also known as colliquative necrosis
- Infarct of brain, abscess cavity are common examples