angiopathy


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angiopathy

[‚an·je′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any disease of the vascular system.
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Thus the objective of this study was to discuss the characteristics of lower limb vascular angiopathy and plaque formation in type 2 diabetes patients and finding its relevance to the carotid atherosclerotic plaque formation thus directing the clinical diagnosis and treatment.
Subcortical arteriosclerotic angiopathy (Binswanger's disease).
The intracranial haemorrhage due to hypertensive vasculopathy, cerebral amyloid angiopathy or unknown causes are referred as primary intracranial haemorrhage to distinguish from other defined causes such as vascular malformation, tumour, trauma and infarction.
Microbleed assessment on T2*-weighted MRI may serve as a possible marker of both cerebral amyloid angiopathy and hypertensive vasculopathy progression," Dr.
Amyloid angiopathy results in gyriform calcification and sclerotic changes in the medullary arteries.
Postpartum cerebral angiopathy is a rare condition that affects otherwise healthy women who have undergone a normal pregnancy followed by an uncomplicated delivery.
Stroke pattern interpretation: the variability of hypertensive versus amyloid angiopathy hemorrhage.
sup][5],[6],[7],[8] Recently, High-resolution Magnetic Resonance was used to study the cerebral vessel in arteriosclerosis [sup][9], moyamoaya disease [sup][10] and CADASIL,[sup][11] microbleed and microinfarct detection in amyloid angiopathy,[sup][12] the changes of perivascular spaces and perforating arteries.
They are often associated with cerebral amyloid angiopathy, or CAA, a condition involving the abnormal accumulation of amyloid proteins within cerebral blood vessels.
Greenberg, a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, noted that advances in detection are coming at a time when the incidence of hypertensive vasculopathy and cerebral amyloid angiopathy are expected to rise as the Baby Boom generation continues to age.