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Related to endarteritis: periarteritis, endarteritis obliterans

endarteritis

 [en″dahr-ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the tunica intima of an artery; called also endoarteritis.
endarteritis obli´terans a form in which the lumina of the smaller vessels become narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer. See also arteriosclerosis obliterans.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ar-tĕr-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis

endarteritis

/end·ar·ter·i·tis/ (end″ahr-ter-i´tis) inflammation of the tunica intima of an artery.

endarteritis

(ĕn′där-tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the inner lining of an artery.

endarteritis

[en′därtərī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, endon + arteria + itis, inflammation
inflammation of the inner layer of one or more arteries, which may become partially or completely occluded. Also called acute endarteritis.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ahr-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis.

endarteritis

Inflammation of the inner lining (intima) of an artery.

Endarteritis

Chronic inflammation of the inner layer of arteries.

endarteritis

inflammation of the innermost coat (tunica intima) of an artery.

endarteritis obliterans
a form in which the lumen of the smaller vessels becomes narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer.
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At the same time, in case of the symmetric morbid affection of vessels, which is observed during the Raynaud's disease and syndrome, obliterating endarteritis (OE) and obliterating arteriosclerosis (OA) with symmetric gangrene, application of such surgery is either impossible in many cases, or its effect is of short-term nature (Kohan et al.
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