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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

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

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]
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Cerebral amyloid angiopathy occurs when amyloid proteins build up on the walls of the brain arteries.
EXAMPLE 4, SAMPLE AUTOPSY SIGNOUT: * Frontotemporal lobar degeneration with TDP-43 pathology (FTLD-TDP), Type A, with: *** Severe temporal lobe atrophy, bilateral *** Frontal lobe atrophy, mild *** Hippocampal sclerosis, bilateral, severe *** Neuronal intranuclear ("lentiform") inclusions * Alzheimer disease neuropathology changes, "high", (A2,B3,C1): *** Thal phase for amyloid plaques: 3 (A2) *** Braak and Braak neurofibrillary stage: V (B3) *** CERAD neuritic plaque score: Predominantly sparse (CI) *** No cerebral amyloid angiopathy is identified * No Lewy body disease pathology is identified Comment: FTLD-TDP, Type A, is identified with associated severe TDP-43 proteinopathy, circumscribed atrophy of bilateral anteromedial temporal lobes and bilateral hippocampal sclerosis.
Soldner et al., "Amyloid-[beta] contributes to blood-brain barrier leakage in transgenic human amyloid precursor protein mice and in humans with cerebral amyloid angiopathy," Stroke, vol.
Bouras, "The relationship between cerebral amyloid angiopathy and cortical microinfarcts in brain ageing and Alzheimer's disease," Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, vol.
Van Helmond et al., "Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) levels and activity in Alzheimer's disease, and relationship of perivascular ACE-1 to cerebral amyloid angiopathy," Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology, vol.
A Cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is characterized by the accumulation of abnormal amyloid protein deposits in the walls of the brain's blood vessels.
Microscopic analysis of the biopsied specimen showed evidence of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).
Various clinical manifestations in patients with thrombotic micro angiopathy. J Investig Med 2002;50(3):201-206.
The project's goal is to understand how gender and the Alzheimer's disease risk factor gene apoE4 influence the molecular processes that lead to Alzheimer's-related cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA).
Approximately 80-85% are primary spontaneous ICH caused by arterial hypertension or cerebral amyloid angiopathy. Untreated hypertension is a greater risk factor than treated hypertension and hypertensive patients who discontinue their indications have greater risk than those who continue them (Woo at al, 2004).
Cerebral amyloid angiopathy and mechanisms of brain amyloid accumulation will be investigated by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
The doctors said she suffered from amyloid angiopathy, which means, roughly, that the rubber tubing of her cranial blood vessels had turned to glass.