atheroma

Fatma EL Zahraa
Flashcards by Fatma EL Zahraa , updated more than 1 year ago
Fatma EL Zahraa
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pathology Flashcards on atheroma, created by Fatma EL Zahraa on 03/18/2015.
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atheroma is thickening in ...? intima of arteries
atheroma risk factors hypertension hyperlipidemia DM smoking genetics age sex
atheroma pathogenesis 1-endothelial injury in intima 2-lipid enter to sub endothelial 3- oxidation of lipid by macrophages 4-migration of smooth muscle from media to intima and form fibro muscular cap
COMPLICATIONS 1-ISCHEMIA * narrowing of small or medium BV *occlusion of small or medium sized BV ( coronary -->myocardial infarction ) * thrombosis and embolism in large BV 2-ANEURUSMS stretch of atrophic media
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