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

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is twofold: reduce the intraplaque concentration of procoagulant and proatherosclerotic microparticles and obtain a rationale for broadening the therapeutics options to stabilize these atheromatous plaques.
This case challenges the current conceptions of psittacine atherosclerosis in that peripheral arterial lesions were widespread and caused clinical signs, coronary atherosclerotic lesions and arterial atherothrombotic lesions were present, and histopathologic features were similar to those reported in other species--that is, lesions were principally localized in the tunica intima and its periphery and were characterized by atheromatous plaques with an abundance of macrophage foam cells and extracellular lipids.
Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in coronary arterial fatty streaks and atheromatous plaques.
In two CAD cases without old infarction scars the diagnosis was based on obstructive atheromatous plaques observed in the coronary arteries (Table 2).
10) Other paleopathology studies of preserved human remains include those of Chinese and Alaskan Inuit ancestry, all of which showed evidence of atheromatous plaques and other indications of CVD.
Identification of periodontal pathogens in atheromatous plaques.
Periodontal pathogens in atheromatous plaques isolated from patients with chronic periodontitis.
Most middle-aged men have blobs of fat - atheromatous plaques - which stick to the coronary artery wall.