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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On a microscopic level, radiation leads to progressive fibrosis and obliterative endarteritis of the blood vessels, which in turn inhibits future wound healing.
Arteries running though the subarachnoid space may show obliterative endarteritis with inflammatory infiltrates in their walls, and marked intimal thickening.
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In addition, some patients of I group had diabetes mellitus type I (2.7%; n=4) and type II (1.3%; n=2), obesity (24.7%; n=37), osteochondrosis (26,7%; n=40), arterial hypotension (7.3%; n=11), toxic (alcoholic) endarteritis (8%; n=12), headache (2.7%; n=4), thyroid diseases (23.3%; n=35), congenital anomalies of cerebrovascular system (2%; n=3), convulsive syndrome (2.7%; n=4).