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*  Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification
The symptoms are caused by calcification of large and medium-sized arteries, including the aorta, coronary arteries, and renal ... leading to rupture of the lamina and occlusive changes in the tunica intima with stenosis and decreased elasticity of the ...
*  Tunica intima
... the tunica media), and an outer layer (the tunica adventitia). In dissection, the inner coat (tunica intima) can be separated ... The tunica intima (New Latin "inner coat"), or intima for short, is the innermost tunica (layer) of an artery or vein. It is ... tunica media) by a little maceration, or it may be stripped off in small pieces; but, because of its friability, it cannot be ... The tunicae of blood vessels are three layers-an inner layer (the tunica intima), a middle layer ( ...
*  Intima-media thickness
... is a measurement of the thickness of tunica intima and tunica media, the innermost two layers of the wall of an artery. The ... Although carotid intima-media thickness is strongly associated with atherosclerosis, thickening of the intima-media may not ... Intima Media Thickness) Bortel L (2005). "What does intima-media thickness tell us?". Journal of Hypertension. 23: 37-39. doi: ... Pignoli P, Tremoli E, Poli A, Oreste PL, Paoletti R (1986). "Intima plus media thickness of the arterial wall: a direct ...
*  Hydrocele testis
A hydrocele testis is an accumulation of clear fluid in the tunica vaginalis, the most internal of membranes containing a ... The plication technique is suitable for medium-sized and thin-walled hydroceles. The advantage of the plication technique is ... Normally, the communication between the processus vaginalis and the peritoneum is obliterated, and the tunica vaginalis is the ... the affected side and is thought to be due to the defective absorption of fluid secreted between the two layers of the tunica ...
*  Tunica media
The tunica media (New Latin "middle coat"), or media for short, is the middle tunica (layer) of an artery or vein. It lies ... It lies between the tunica intima on the inside and the tunica externa on the outside. The middle coat (tunica media) is ... between the tunica intima on the inside and the tunica externa on the outside. Tunica media is made up of smooth muscle cells ... Section of a medium-sized artery Microphotography of arterial wall with calcified (violet colour) atherosclerotic plaque ( ...
*  Internal elastic lamina
It separates tunica intima from tunica media. It is readily visualized with light microscopy in sections of muscular arteries, ... which have very regular elastic laminae between layers of smooth muscle cells in their tunica media, the internal elastic ... internal elastic lamina or internal elastic lamella is a layer of elastic tissue that forms the outermost part of the tunica ...
*  Prostaglandin EP4 receptor
EP4 protein is found in humans as measured by immunochemistry in pulmonary veins; kidney glomeruli and Tunica media of kidney ... levels of EP4 and PGE2 in the smooth muscle cells and media in mouse ductus fall. This closes the ductus thereby establishing ...
*  Blood vessel
The tunica media may (especially in arteries) be rich in vascular smooth muscle, which controls the caliber of the vessel. ... The middle layer Tunica media is the thickest layer in arteries. It consists of circularly arranged elastic fiber, connective ... The middle layer is thicker in the arteries than it is in the veins: The inner layer, Tunica intima, is the thinnest layer. It ... The outer layer is Tunica adventitia and the thickest layer in veins. It is entirely made of connective tissue. It also ...
*  Aortic arch
... the tunica media, composed of smooth cell muscles and elastic fibers; and, the tunica adventitia, composed of loose collagen ... At the cellular level, the aorta and the aortic arch are composed of three layers: The tunica intima, which surrounds the lumen ...
*  Arteriosclerosis obliterans
It is characterized by fibrosis of the tunica intima and calcification of the tunica media. Arteriosclerosis Monckeberg's ... and medium-sized arteries of the lower extremities, which may lead to absent dorsalis pedis, posterior tibial, and/or popliteal ...
*  Cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy
Increase in TGF-β1 has been seen in the tunica media of affected small arteries. CARASIL is diagnosed by MRI scans of the brain ...
*  KLF2
Aortic vascular smooth muscle cells failed to organize into a normal tunica media, and pericytes were low in number. These KLF2 ... The vasculature displayed defective morphology, with thin tunica media and aneurysmal dilation that led to rupturing. ... "The LKLF transcription factor is required for normal tunica media formation and blood vessel stabilization during murine ...
*  Aortic aneurysm
Most AAA are true aneurysms that involve all three layers (tunica intima, tunica media and tunica adventitia). The prevalence ...
*  Eosinophilic myocarditis
The intima, tunica media, and tunica intima layers of these arteries remain intact and are generally unaffected. Thus, this ...
*  Aorta
The vascular wall consists of several layers known as the tunica externa, tunica media, and tunica intima. The thickness of the ... which feed the tunica externa and tunica media outer layers of the aorta. The aortic arch contains baroreceptors and ... Within the tunica media, smooth muscle and the extracellular matrix are quantitatively the largest components of the aortic ...
*  Abdominal aortic aneurysm
However, the degradation of the tunica media by means of a proteolytic process seems to be the basic pathophysiologic mechanism ... The most striking histopathological changes of the aneurysmatic aorta are seen in the tunica media and intima layers. These ... the tunica media must rely mostly on diffusion for nutrition, which makes it more susceptible to damage. Hemodynamics affect ... This leads to elimination of elastin from the media, rendering the aortic wall more susceptible to the influence of blood ...
*  Interleukin 6
Smooth muscle cells in the tunica media of many blood vessels also produce IL-6 as a pro-inflammatory cytokine. IL-6's role as ... IL-6 is also essential for hybridoma growth and is found in many supplemental cloning media such as briclone. Inhibitors of IL- ...
*  Calciphylaxis
... calcification of tunica media. Unlike other forms of vascular calcifications (e.g., intimal, medial, valvular), calciphylaxis ...
*  Vasa vasorum
These small vessels serve to provide blood supply and nourishment for tunica adventitia and outer parts of tunica media of ... In the largest vessels, the vasa vasorum penetrates the outer (tunica adventitia) layer and middle (tunica media) layer almost ... A tear in vasa vasorum situated in tunica media layer of aorta may start pathologic cascade of events leading to aortic ... means that it would take longer for any oxygen to diffuse through to the cells in the tunica adventitia and the tunica media, ...
*  Angiolathyrism
... especially the tunica media, weak. This can result in Cystic medial necrosis or a picture similar to Marfan syndrome. The ...
*  Compliance (physiology)
For example, the muscle tone of the smooth muscle tissue of the tunica media can be adjusted by the renin-angiotensin system. ...
*  Melophagus ovinus
... was histologically examined and showed arteriolar vasoconstriction in addition to fibrinoid degeneration of the tunica media in ...
*  Acute aortic syndrome
AAS can be caused by a lesion on the wall of the aorta that involves the tunica media, often in the descending aorta. It is ...
*  Adenosine
This causes dilation of the "normal" segments of arteries, i.e. where the endothelium is not separated from the tunica media by ... Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 42-. ISBN 978-3-642-18999-9. Miller-Patrick K, Vincent DL, Early RJ, et al. (1993). " ... Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 106-. ISBN 978-94-011-4439-1. J. Buckingham (1987). Dictionary of Organic Compounds. CRC ...
*  Dural venous sinuses
They differ from other blood vessels in that they lack a full set of vessel layers (e.g. tunica media) characteristic of ...
*  Media
... a filter consisting of several different filter materials Tunica media, the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel A group ... Media ecology Media meshing Media psychology Media studies Multimedia learning Kaus Media, a star system in the constellation ... Media may refer to: Media (communication), tools used to store and deliver information or data Advertising media, various media ... Illinois Media, Kansas Media, Pennsylvania Media (castra), a fort in the Roman province of Dacia Media (region) a region of and ...
*  Artery
Inside this layer is the tunica media, or media, which is made up of smooth muscle cells and elastic tissue (also called ... The outermost layer of an artery (or vein) is known as the tunica externa, also known as tunica adventitia, and is composed of ... according to the relative compositions of elastic and muscle tissue in their tunica media as well as their size and the makeup ... connective tissue proper). The innermost layer, which is in direct contact with the flow of blood, is the tunica intima, ...