hypertensive arteriopathy


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.

hy·per·ten·sive ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.

hy·per·ten·sive ar·ter·i·op·a·thy

(hī'pĕr-ten'siv ahr-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē)
Arterial degeneration resulting from hypertension.
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This regional association with dementia subtypes is consistent with the hypothesis that lobar cerebral microbleeds reflect cerebral amyloid angiopathy, which is consistent with Alzheimer's disease, while those in deep areas reflect hypertensive arteriopathy, which is important in vascular dementia," Lenore Launer, Ph.

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