Intimal hyperplasia

Case contributed by Dr Donna D'Souza
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Intimal hyperplasia

In response to endothelial injury, smooth muscle cells migrate from the media to the intima and deposit extracellular matrix that causes intimal thickening.

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Case information

rID: 36201
Published: 16th May 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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