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Monckeberg’s sclerosis is a poorly understood condition associated with . Monckeberg’s sclerosis can coexist with atherosclerotic disease. Carlos Eduardo Barra Couri,1 Geruza Alves da Silva,1 José Antônio Baddini Martinez,1 Mönckeberg’s sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative and apparently .. The current concepts of the pathogenesis of Monckeberg-type arteriosclerosis. Mönckeberg sclerosis (MS) is a calcification of the me- dial layer of . ”Typical morphology of such calcifications in the early stages of the disease is linear de- posits along the . arteries in the absence of atherosclerotic plaque. Mayo Clin.

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Monckeberg’s arteriosclerosis

Am Heart J, 26pp. J Knee Surg ; Systemic vasculitis are serious and life-threatening pathologies, however, the heterogeneity of their clinical manifestations makes wrteriosclerosis difficult to establish an accurate diagnosis.

Electromyography plus conduction velocities of the 4 extremities was performed, evidencing a chronic axonal sensorimotor polyneuropathy, denervation with increased amplitude of motor unit action potentials and neuropathic recruitment in moncoeberg muscles.

Treatment of the disease is not well established. Investigations Routine laboratory tests including blood glucose, renal serum creatinine 1. Please cite this article as: Right anterior oblique caudal view showing a normal left main coronary artery. Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease – results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study.


Mönckeberg medial calcific sclerosis | Radiology Reference Article |

Clinical and laboratory findings excluded concomitant endocrine or rheumatological diseases. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 44pp. Received Apr 25; Accepted Dec Please review our privacy policy.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 4pp. The proper interpretation of radiographic images presupposes a thorough knowledge of the anatomy, distribution, number, size, and shape of the calcifications. D ICD – All authors read and approved the final manuscript. To the best of our knowledge, our report describes the first known case of medial calcification in the facial artery on the panoramic radiograph of a diabetic patient with end-stage renal disease.

Soft tissue calcifications in the maxillofacial area are relatively common and can occur as the result of physiologic or pathologic mineralization, and generally correspond to radiographic findings in routine examinations, such as panoramic radiographs.

Medial localization of mineralization-regulating proteins in association with Monckeberg’s sclerosis: She had no history of hypertension, cigarette smoking, alcohol ingestion, weight loss, fractures or fever.

Medical management with statin and antiplatelets was also initiated. Please review our privacy policy. Monckeberg’s sclerosis in a patient with systemic sclerosis.

However, it can occur in pseudoxanthoma elasticum and idiopathic arterial calcification of infancy as a pathological condition, as well.

No lymph nodes were palpable and hoarseness was evident. The left lower limb was assessed using arterial Doppler ultrasound, which showed major parietal calcifications and occlusion of the anterior and posterior qrteriosclerosis, fibular and dorsalis pedis arteries.


Background Monckeberg’s sclerosis is a disease of unknown aetiology characterised by calcification of the media of small-sized and medium-sized arteries 1 first described by Johann Georg Monckeberg in 2 for whom it is eponymously named.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Cherry hemangioma Halo nevus Spider angioma. Discussion Calcifications may occur in several locations in the cardiovascular system, including the intima and media of vessels.

TelFaxude. Retrieved from ” https: At admission, the patient was haemodynamically stable. Popliteal artery rupture during total knee replacement in a patient with Monckeberg’s sclerosis.

There are 2 theories to explain the described phenomenon: Other than mild hypertension detected during pre-anesthetic checkup, she had no other complications. The exact etiopathogenesis of this process is far from being understood, but is frequently related to glucose arteriosclerosus, aging, male gender, autonomic neuropathy, osteoporosis and, chronic renal failure[ 67 ].

Monckeberg’s Arteriosclerosis in Uterine Vessels: An Unusual Presentation

Differentiation of multipotent vascular stem cells contributes to vascular diseases. J Clin Endocrinol Metab ; Greene for revision of the English text. Monckeberg’s Arteriosclerosis and Metabolic Bone Aarteriosclerosis.