atheroma

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

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10) Intuitively, it would seem that mortality rates would be higher for hemodialysis patients than for peritoneal dialysis patients despite surgery, because atherosis has been reported to progress more rapidly in those on hemodialysis.
An interesting histologic finding among the endometrial and myometrial necrosis was a profile of a vessel containing lesion that appeared similar to the fibrinoid necrosis and atherosis seen in maternal decidual vasculopathy in pregnancy (Figure).