fibroelastosis


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fibroelastosis

 [fi″bro-e″las-to´sis]
overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.
endocardial fibroelastosis a condition characterized by left ventricular hypertrophy and conversion of the endocardium into a thick fibroelastic coat, with ventricular capacity sometimes reduced, but often increased, leading to heart failure.

fi·bro·e·las·to·sis

(fī'brō-ē'las-tō'sis),
Excessive proliferation of collagenous and elastic fibrous tissue.

fibroelastosis

/fi·bro·elas·to·sis/ (-e″las-to´sis) overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.
endocardial fibroelastosis  diffuse patchy thickening of the mural endocardium, particularly in the left ventricle, due to proliferation of collagenous and elastic tissue; often associated with congenital cardiac malformations.

fibroelastosis

overgrowth of fibroelastic elements.

endocardial fibroelastosis
see endocardial fibroelastosis.
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Specifically, histologically, there was no granulomatous disease or lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia pattern present suggestive of granulomatous-lymphocytic interstitial lung disease (GLILD) and there was no interstitial elastosis suggestive of pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE).
A new presentation of neonatal Lupus: 5 cases of isolated mild endocardial fibroelastosis associated with maternal Anti-SS/Ro and Anti-SSB/La antibodies.
6 In a series of 72 children under 12 years with echo diagnosis of cardiomyopathy over a two-year period at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi, HCM was reported in 31 (43 Percent), endocardial fibroelastosis in 18 (25 Percent), RCM in 10 (14 Percent) and DCM in 7 (10 Percent) cases.
told the story of her rare heart disease called endocardial fibroelastosis, an inherited disorder in which synthesis of carnitine is disturbed.
sup][2] Due to the lack of specificity in its clinical manifestations, ALCAPA might be misdiagnosed as dilated cardiomyopathy, endocardial fibroelastosis, or mitral valve lesions.
In 1992, the entity of idiopathic pulmonary upper lobe fibrosis was described by Amitani et al (1) in Japan, and this disease shows a predilection for upper lobe involvement where pleural fibrosis and adjacent lung parenchymal fibroelastosis are present.
Lymphstasis in cardiac lymphatics has been associated with decreased cardiac output, conductive disturbances, arrhythmias, bacterial endocarditis, rheumatic valvulitis and endocardial fibroelastosis (5).
Endomyocardial fibroelastosis, infiltrative cardiomyopathy, eosinophilic endomyocardial disease, cords, and false tendons are often present in normal hearts, and should also be considered (8).
Intimal thickening and fibroelastosis of the vascular wall are frequent histological findings in Moyamoya disease (9).
Of course, there are many other causes of pulmonary fibrosis to consider, including smoking-related disease, pneumoconiosis, sarcoidosis/berylliosis, immunoglobulin G4-related disease, ErdheimChester disease (Figure 3, D), Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, and idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (Table 1).
Among these 37 patients, 11 had an isolated CoA, including four patients diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, endocardial fibroelastosis and left ventricular noncompaction, before being referred to our hospital.