endarteritis obliterans(redirected from obliterating endarteritis)
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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 ob·li·te·rans, obliterating endarteritis
an extreme degree of endarteritis proliferans closing the lumen of the artery.
an inflammatory condition of the lining of the arterial walls in which the intima proliferates, narrowing the lumen of the vessels and occluding the smaller vessels. Also called arteritis obliterans.
end·ar·ter·it·is ob·lit·e·rans, obliterating endarteritis (end'ahr-tĕr-ī'tis ob-lit'ĕr-anz, ob-lit-ĕr-ā'ting)
endarteritis obliteransENDARTERITIS, mainly affecting small arteries, and leading to occlusion of the blood vessels from overgrowth (proliferation) of the lining cells.
inflammation of the innermost coat (tunica intima) of an artery.
a form in which the lumen of the smaller vessels becomes narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer.