atheroma

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  • noun

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a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery

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Advanced complex atheromata exhibit a paucity of SMCs at sites of rupture and abundant macrophages, key histological characteristics of plaques that have ruptured and caused fatal coronary thrombosis.
Ly-6Chi monocytes dominate hypercholesterolemia-associated monocytosis and give rise to macrophages in atheromata.
It is rarely found in normal arteries or infectious and noninfectious granulomas and is documented more frequently in atheromata than in lung or other tissue from the same patient (13).
Inflammatory changes without foam cell lesions and typical atheromata have also been observed in C.
Lesions resembling human atheromata developed in pathogen-free chickens infected with Marek disease virus, an avian herpesvirus; immunization with turkey herpesvirus was protective.