Vascular Calcification D061205

Diseases [C] » Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases [C18] » Metabolic Diseases » Calcium Metabolism Disorders » Calcinosis » Vascular Calcification

Description

Deposition of calcium into the blood vessel structures. Excessive calcification of the vessels are associated with ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES formation particularly after MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (see MONCKEBERG MEDIAL CALCIFIC SCLEROSIS) and chronic kidney diseases which in turn increase VASCULAR STIFFNESS.   MeSH

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