Tortuous arteries

Tortuous arteries

Arteries with many bends and twists.
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To the Editor: Dieulafoy's disease is characterized by the tortuous arteries of abnormally large caliber running within the submucosa, which is susceptible to ulceration and bleeding.
The sickle cell study also found that in some patients, irregular or tortuous arteries appeared hypointense on SWI [9].
The celiac axis angiogram revealed dilated tortuous arteries, dense stain in the pancreatic head region and early filling of the veins (Figure 3A).
The surgical team used, for the first time in the region, a trans-carotid approach to treat a very deeply located, highly irregular appearing anterior cerebral artery aneurysm as well as tortuous arteries and a grade III aorta, which usually makes endovascular treatment almost impossible.
of ALHE show damaged and/or tortuous arteries and veins at the base of the lesion, suggesting that arteriovenous shunting may play a role in the pathogenesis.