What is arteriosclerosis?

Arteriosclerosis is disease of arteries resulting in thickening and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls.
Mönckeberg’s a. A form of arteriosclerosis marked by the formation of ringlike calcifications in the middle layer of arterial walls, especially of small arteries.
a. obliterans Arteriosclerotic narrowing of the lumen of arteries supplying the extremities.

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