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Liquefactive necrosis is a form of necrosis where there is transformation of the tissue into a liquid viscous mass.
In liquefactive necrosis, the affected cell is completely digested by hydrolytic enzymes leading to a soft, circumscribed lesion which can consist fluid with remains of necrotic tissue or pus.
It can commonly be associated with infection dependent on the site of involvement
Reported organs include
- a lung abscess if considered a form of liquefactive necrosis
- brain 3
- spleen 2
- pancreas 1