endocardial fibroelastosis

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endocardial fibroelastosis

[¦en·dō¦kärd·ē·əl ¦fī·brō·ə‚las′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Fibrous or fibroelastic thickening of the endocardium, of unknown cause.
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In addition to having subpleural and paraseptal fibroelastosis, all 4 patients displayed concomitant obliterative bronchiolitis, which suggests that PPFE may be a late complication of a chronic graft-vs-host disease, radiation effect, or chemotherapeutic drug effect.
Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis in patients with pulmonary disease secondary to bone marrow transplantation.
Intimal thickening and fibroelastosis of the vascular wall are frequent histological findings in Moyamoya disease (9).
Lesions of nodular fibroelastosis can occur at the apices of the upper lobes of lung as well as the upper portions of the lower lobes.
Microscopically, the tumor bed is characterized by an area of hyalinized vascular stroma with stromal edema and fibroelastosis, often without the presence of normal glandular breast ducts and lobules (Figure 3, A).
The biopsy specimen was notable for marked fibrosis, endocardial fibroelastosis, a marked mononuclear infiltrate, and an almost complete lack of cardiac myocytes despite sectioning through the biopsy material in its entirety.
Fibroelastosis is briefly noted as a condition now widely assumed to be secondary, a concept with which I heartily agree, yet the authors are silent on the strong association of endocardial fibroelastosis with cardiomyopathy of known and unknown etiology in infancy.