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angiopathy

 [an″je-op´ah-the]
any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē),
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
Synonym(s): angiosis
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

/an·gi·op·a·thy/ (an″je-op´ah-the) any disease of the vessels.angiopath´ic

angiopathy

(ăn′jē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. angiopa·thies
Any of several diseases of the blood or lymph vessels.

angiopathy

[an′jē·op′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel, pathos, disease
a disease of the blood vessels.

angiopathy

A generic term for any disease of blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries).

angiopathy

A disease of blood vessels–arteries, veins, capillaries. See Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Diabetic angiopathy, Microangiopathy.

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
Synonym(s): angiosis.
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

Any disease of the blood or lymph vessels.

angiopathy

disease of blood or lymphatic vessels

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

any disease of the vessels.
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Because of the potentially devastating nature of this disorder, it is important for the nurse to recognize the symptoms of postpartum cerebral angiopathy early and be knowledgeable about the possible causes, common symptoms, and usual treatments required to prevent neurological deficits.
Counseling regarding avoiding future pregnancies should also be considered, because postpartum cerebral angiopathy has been shown to recur (Ursell et al.
This patient closely resembled the classic picture of postpartum cerebral angiopathy as evidenced by her presenting symptoms, neurological presentation, magnetic resonance angiogram, and angiographic findings.
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Changes in the length of noncoding region especially due to integration of viroid complementary DNA and archaea and the resulting jumping genes leads to new DNA sequences possibly contributing to EMF, CCP, MNG and mucoid angiopathy [31].
Hydrogen peroxide can produce tissue injury in MNG, CCP, EMF and mucoid angiopathy contributing to reparative connective tissue macromolecular deposition.
This results in acidic MPS deposition in the tissues leading onto EMF, CCP, MNG and mucoid angiopathy.
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy can also mimic glioma radiologically and clinically.
MR spectroscopy in the diagnosis of cerebral amyloid angiopathy presenting as a brain tumor.