arteriopathy associated with pulmonary vasculitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.
angiopathy in pulmonary intralobar sequestrations pathogenetic mechanisms.
Thrombotic lesions in primary plexogenic
Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and plexogenic
pulmonary arteriopathy in a homosexual man with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
I predict that the autopsy findings will show chronic pulmonary hypertension with obliteration of the vascular bed, both the plexogenic
and thrombotic pulmonary arteriopathy.
These cells, infected by HIV-1, may release specific cytokines (eg, endothelin-1) that by vasoconstriction of the endothelial cells and proliferation of the smooth muscle cells cause the classic plexogenic
The pathological changes seen in the pulmonary arterioles include plexogenic
arteriopathy, medial and intimal hyperplasia, fibrosis, and thrombosis.
3] Histopathologic examination of 36 patients undergoing heart-lung transplantation with plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy revealed cholesterol granulomas in 9 cases.
In a series of 80 cases, 28% had plexogenic arteriopathy, but the authors did not describe cholesterol granulomas.
The histopathology of 36 cases of plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy.
11] In a prospective study  of 507 patients with portal hypertension, prevalence of pulmonary hypertension was 2%, with the majority of patients having plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy on biopsy or autopsy.
22] Hypertensive pulmonary arteriopathy occurs most commonly and includes medial hypertrophy, intimal fibrosis, plexogenic arteriopathy, and in situ thrombosis.