dysplasia

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dysplasia

[di′splā·zhə]
(pathology)
Abnormal development or growth, especially of cells.
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Cervicocranial Fibromuscular Dysplasia in Taiwanese Ischemic Stroke Patients.
Thrombolytic Stroke Treatment of a 12-Year-Old Girl with Intracranial Fibromuscular Dysplasia.
Stenosis was due to atherosclerotic disease in 37 (86%) and due to fibromuscular dysplasia in 6 (14%) lesions.
The small number of patients (n=36) and inclusion of patients with both atherosclerotic disease and fibromuscular dysplasia in our study makes generalizing our results to larger patient populations difficult.
7] Fibromuscular dysplasia leads to renovascular disease and hypertension through medial fibroplasia of the renal artery.
12) Thus, renin levels are generally higher in patients with fibromuscular dysplasia and less useful in elderly patients.