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Arteriolosclerosis
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MeSH D050379

Arteriolosclerosis is a form of cardio vascular disease affecting the small arteries and arterioles.

Types include hyaline arteriolosclerosis and hyperplastic arteriolosclerosis.[1] both associated with vessel wall thickening and luminal narrowing that may cause downstream ischemic injury. Arteriolosclerosis is most often associated with hypertension and/or diabetes mellitus.[2]

References

  1. ^ arteriolosclerosis at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Robbins, Stanley L.; Kumar, Vinay (2007). Robbins basic pathology. Saunders/Elsevier. pp. 343. ISBN 0-8089-2366-8.  
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