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Monckeberg arteriosclerosis

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Synonyms: Calcific Scleroses, Medial; Calcific Sclerosis, Medial; Medial Calcific Scleroses; Medial Calcific Sclerosis; Monckeberg Medial Calcific Sclerosis; Monckeberg Sclerosis; Monckeberg's Medial Calcific Sclerosis; Monckeberg's Sclerosis; Monckebergs Sclerosis; Mönckeberg Medial Calcific Sclerosis; Mönckeberg Sclerosis; Mönckeberg's Medial Calcific Sclerosis; Mönckeberg's Sclerosis; Mönckebergs Sclerosis; Scleroses, Medial Calcific; Sclerosis, Medial Calcific; Sclerosis, Monckeberg Medial Calcific; Sclerosis, Monckeberg's; Sclerosis, Mönckeberg Medial Calcific; Sclerosis, Mönckeberg's
SNOMED CT: Monckeberg's medial sclerosis (69742007); Monckeberg's medial calcinosis (69742007); Monckeberg medial sclerosis (69742007)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003310


A type of arteriosclerosis in which calcification of the tunica media is the predominant feature. [from NCI]

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