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Calcification of the Tunica Media is a/w what arteriosclerosis?
- Ans: Monckeberg arteriosclerosis
- MC: radial and ulnar arteries "pipestem aa", can be seen on XR
Fibrous plaques and atheromas in the Tunica Intima is a/w?
Ans: atherosclerosis --> Dz of elastic aa (usu large and med)
Hyaline thickening of small arteries is a/w?
Ans: essential HTN and DM
Hyperplastic "onion skinning" thickening of small arteries is a/w?
Ans: malignant HTN
Elastic tissue fragmentation in the Tunica Media is a/w?
- Ans: Cystic Medial Degeneration
- A/w: HTN, Prego, coartation of aorta, Marfan's synd and Ehlers-Danlos synd