Pathology – MCQ 54 – Subendocardial infarction

All of the following statements regarding subendocardial infarction are true except?
A. These are multifocal in nature
B. These often result from hypotension or shock
C. Epicarditis is not seen
D. These may result in aneurysm

Correct answer : D. These may result in aneurysm

Ventricular aneurysms occur as a result of transmural infarcts. In subendocardial infarction, less than half of the ventricular wall thickness undergoes infarction.

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