hyaline arteriolosclerosis

hyaline arteriolosclerosis

Arteriolar hyalinosis The accumulation of amorphous, eosinophilic material in the walls of small arteries and arterioles, a common degenerative change in the elderly, which is most often seen in the spleen and kidneys in Pts with accelerated/malignant HTN, and DM; HA may occur in the pancreas, adrenal glands, liver, GI tract, choroid, and retina; it is rare in the heart, lungs. See Atherosclerosis.
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Benign nephrosclerosis consisted of hyaline arteriolosclerosis and arteriosclerosis with elastosis.