arteriopathy

arteriopathy

 [ahr-te″re-op´ah-the]
any disease of an artery.
hypertensive arteriopathy widespread involvement of the smaller arteries and arterioles, associated with hypertension and characterized primarily by hypertrophy of the tunica media.

ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

(ar-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē),
Any disease of the arteries.
[arterio- + G. pathos, suffering]

arteriopathy

A generic term for any pathology of an artery or arising in one.

arteriopathy

Medtalk Any pathology arising in an artery. See Plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy.

ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

(ahr-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the arteries.
[arterio- + G. pathos, suffering]
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Takayasu arteritis, or "pulseless disease," is a rare chronic inflammatory arteriopathy affecting large vessels, such as aorta, its branches, and the main pulmonary artery.
Development of poststroke headache was associated with older age at stroke (odds ratio [OR], 21.5; P = 0.0001) and arteriopathy (OR, 8.65; P = 0.0029) in a multivariable analysis.
Imaging characteristics of cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy (CADASIL).
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), which is caused by the mutation in NOTCH3 gene, is the most common hereditary small vessel disease of the brain in adults.
The alterations in structure and function of the endothelium in conjunction with the growth of neointimal, medial, and adventitial layers, culminates in an occlusive arteriopathy causing high resistance to blood flow leading to right heart failure and death.
CADASIL Acronym of "Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy".
Objective: To determine the association between the clinical spectrum and neuroimaging findings of patients with cerebral arteriopathy.
Chronic hypoxic state is also known to elicit vasoconstriction and subsequent arteriopathy. (5) In our study, DLCO is significantly lower in PLCH patients with a clinical diagnosis of PHT than PLCH patients without PHT, confirming similar results in previous studies.
A novel mutation of the high-temperature requirement A serine peptidase 1 (HTRA1) gene in a Chinese family with cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CARASIL).
However, hyperhomocysteinemia has been associated an increased risk of LI in the BG, and hyperlipidemia always leads to isolated LI in the deep gray nuclei/internal capsule.[40],[41] In patients with diabetes, LI is more frequently caused by branch orifice atheromatous disease than hypertensive arteriopathy, the latter of which is the predominant vascular pathology underlying strictly deep/mixed CMB.[42]