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Disease Embolism, Cholesterol

Name Embolism, Cholesterol
Synonyms Atheroembolism | Atheroembolisms | Cholesterol Embolism | Cholesterol Embolisms | Embolisms, Cholesterol
Definition Blocking of a blood vessel by CHOLESTEROL-rich atheromatous deposits, generally occurring in the flow from a large artery to small arterial branches. It is also called arterial-arterial embolization or atheroembolism which may be spontaneous or iatrogenic. Patients with spontaneous atheroembolism often have painful, cyanotic digits of acute onset.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D017700
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism and Thrombosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism, Fat Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Embolism, Cholesterol Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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