Existing or occurring across the entire wall of an organ or blood vessel.
- Localized rebound tenderness signifies only limited and localized transmural inflammation.
- There were also multiple areas of hemorrhagic necrosis with transmural extension.
- The resected portion of stomach had a hemorrhagic, necrotic thickened wall and showed extensive, acute suppurative inflammation, especially in the submucosa, with focal transmural involvement.
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