atheroma


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atheroma

[‚ath·ə′rōm·ə]
(medicine)
A lipid deposit in the inner wall of an artery; characteristic of atherosclerosis.
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The gold standard for the detection of atheroma is ultrasonography with Doppler; the panoramic radiograph cannot be considered an accurate test for stenosis, but a finding on radiography requires referral to a specialist for diagnosis, because there is a connection between findings in panoramic radiography and cardiovascular events (16).
Early atheroma in primary and secondary antiphospholipid syndrome: An intrinsic finding.
Twelve of the twenty-seven patients with normal or non-occlusive atheroma had false-positive tests.
We noticed a higher incidence of acute limb ischemia of embolic rather than atheroatous origin and embolisation is mostly cardiac than arterial (mobile atheroma from aorta).
Physical structure of the coronary artery wall: The coronary artery supplies the heart in a highly twisted path providing appropriate points for formation of fibrous plaque or atheroma.
Atheroma formation: defective control in the intimal round-trip of cholesterol.
33) The macaw we describe was a 24-year-old female that was determined to have atherosclerotic lesions ranging from type IV lesions (atheroma) to type VII lesions (complicated atheroma with chondroid metaplasia), based on evaluation by hematoxylin and eosin stain only.
Development and progression of the atheroma varies from vessel to vessel.
It is hypothesized that normal coronaries with no atherosclerosis are more susceptible to luminal compression by intramedial hemorrhage due to an absence of the "stenting effect" of an atheroma which is relatively more rigid than the layers of a normal artery wall.
A post mortem on Mrs Douthwaite, who virtually never left the house after her husband Bobby died in 1993, revealed she died from heart failure or a heart attack as she suffered from ischemic heart disease from coronary artery atheroma.
Previously, these lesions have been attributed to sebaceous cysts, calcified steatocystoma, fibroma, atheroma and xanthoma.
Graphic display of cardiac abnormalities identified in the study Number of patients Pulmonary Atheroma Hypertrophy hypertension No changes on echocardiogram Hyperkinetic 1 4 syndrome Hypertrophy 1 1 4 Atheroma 1 1 Pulmonary hypertension Number of patients Hyperkinetic No Changes on symdrome echocardiogram No changes on 25 echocardiogram Hyperkinetic 7 syndrome Hypertrophy Atheroma 1 Pulmonary hypertension Note: Table made from bar graph.