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endarteritis

 [en″dahr-ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the tunica intima of an artery; called also endoarteritis.
endarteritis obli´terans a form in which the lumina of the smaller vessels become narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer. See also arteriosclerosis obliterans.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ar-tĕr-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis

endarteritis

(ĕn′där-tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the inner lining of an artery.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ahr-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis.

endarteritis

Inflammation of the inner lining (intima) of an artery.

Endarteritis

Chronic inflammation of the inner layer of arteries.
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In the case we have reported, the risk factors for endarteritis were hypertension, chronic HCV hepatitis and chronic alcohol consumption.
Fibrosis and trismus have been attributed to the ischemia caused by endarteritis obliterans.
Treponema pallidum:en cuanto a la MR debida a sifilis, se debe interrogar sobre las practicas sexuales y las lesiones genitales o cutaneas en general; asimismo, averiguar si hay antecedentes de demencia o de infartos cerebrales debidos a endarteritis. La MR sifilitica ocurre durante las etapas secundaria y terciaria de la enfermedad.
In adults, a complication of bacteremia due to the infection is the development of infectious endarteritis, i.e., mycotic aneurysm (MA) (Chen, Ko, Sung, & Huang, 2002; Wang et al., 1996).
Histology shows obliterative endarteritis involving the vasa vasora of the major vessels.
A nivel placentario provoca aumento del grosor de las vellosidades, disminucion de sus vasos sanguineos por endarteritis y proliferacion de celulas del estroma.
Treponema pallidum results mainly in a small vessel endarteritis but can also affect the medium and large arteries.
One of the most feared complications of salmonella is the development of infectious endarteritis, which is also known as infectious aortitis or mycotic aneurysm.
Radiation may cause obliterating endarteritis, resulting in decreased blood supply to the tissues.
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