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Arteriosclerosis: A group of medical conditions which are characterized by the thickening and loss of elasticity of arterial blood vessel walls. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Arteriosclerosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Atherosclerosis is the buildup of fatty deposits called plaque on the inside... (Source: excerpt from ATHEROSCLEROSIS: NWHIC)
Atherosclerosis is the hardening of the arteries. Your arteries are blood vessels that... (Source: excerpt from Coronary Artery Disease (Easy to Read): NWHIC)
Atherosclerosis is a type of arteriosclerosis (or thickening and hardening of the arteries... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)
A common form of arteriosclerosis characterized by deposits of plaques (atheromas) containing lipids, carbohydrates, blood and blood products, fibrous tissue, and calcium deposits. These plaques are found in the intima of large- and medium-sized arteries.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Sclerosis of the arterial walls
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Thickening and loss of elasticity of arterial walls; atherosclerosis is the most common form of arteriosclerosis and involves lipid deposition and thickening of the intimal cell layers within arteries; additional forms of arteriosclerosis involve calcification of the media of muscular arteries (Monkeberg medial calcific sclerosis) and thickening of the walls of small arteries or arterioles due to cell proliferation or hyaline deposition (arteriolosclerosis).
- (Source - CRISP)
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The following list of conditions have 'Arteriosclerosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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