Smooth muscle cell migration to intima

Case contributed by Dr Donna D'Souza
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Smooth muscle cell migration to intima

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: 36202
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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