What is arteriolosclerosis?

Arteriolosclerosis is hardening of arterioles and small arteries associated with high blood pressure; marked by diffuse wall thickening, narrowing of the lumen, and resultant deficiency of blood supply to affected parts.
hyaline a. A form occurring typically in elderly people, especially those with mild hypertension and diabetes mellitus.
hyperplastic a. A form characteristically occurring in acute, severe elevations in blood
pressure.

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