endarteritis


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Related to endarteritis: periarteritis, endarteritis obliterans

endarteritis

[¦end‚ärt·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the lining (tunica intima) of an artery.
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Is the prevention of infective endarteritis a valid reason for closure of the patent arterial duct?
Physical examination and l aboratory studies showed stenotic bicuspid aortic valve, dilatation of the ascending aorta, discrete coarctation at the isthmic localization, PDA, aneurysmatic structure at the posterior of ascending aorta and endarteritis with no vegetation at any localization (Fig.
Third, histologic examination demonstrated a caseating granulomatous process with accompanying endarteritis, consistent with mycobacterial infection.
mononuclear invasion, thrombosis, endarteritis, justifying graft vs.
A case of calcification of the arteries and obliterative endarteritis associated with hydronephrosis in a child aged six months.
2) Theories such as occlusion of the lumen of the blood vessels by tumor cells or obliterative endarteritis and vasoconstriction associated with microemboli have been proposed to explain the pathogenesis of subacute cor pulmonale.
Radiation therapy is known to cause fibrosis and vascular compromise, including endarteritis obliterans.
Perivascular fibrosis may also be found, and vessel walls may be thickened by fibrosis, with consequent narrowing of the lumen (the changes of nonspecific endarteritis obliterans).