intimal fibroplasia

intimal fibroplasia

a type of fibromuscular dysplasia that affects mainly children and young adult men, characterized by short localized areas of smooth stenosis of the tunica intima, either symmetric or asymmetric. Sometimes it is a result of trauma, surgery, or infection.
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Although the majority of cases with STI are idiopathic, conditions like vasculitis, sickle cell disease, polycythemia, epididymitis, intimal fibroplasia of spermatic artery, hypersensitivity angiitis, trauma, or prior testicular torsion can predispose to this condition.
Histopathological examination of the aneurysm revealed a vascular aneurysm with partial disruption of the intima and media, associated with significant intimal fibroplasia and atherosclerosis.
A less common, but more aggressive form of FMD, called intimal fibroplasia, may cause an area of severe concentric narrowing of the blood vessel or a long smooth narrowing.