If the sclerosis is extreme and the secretory tissue undergoes atrophy, myxœdema may result.
It seems to produce a sclerosis of the pyramidal tracts of the cord.
Except for symptoms on the part of the heart there is no way to make the diagnosis of sclerosis of the coronary arteries.
The arterioles are thickened, the sclerosis being either of the intima or media or of both.
The radial artery was palpated to determine the presence of sclerosis.
It is not difficult to understand the great frequency of patches of sclerosis in the arch when these facts are borne in mind.
Opinion as to whether or not sclerosis is present, when it is slight, may differ.
That hypertension leads to the production of sclerosis of the arteries has been repeatedly affirmed here.
You must have read his little book on sclerosis of the posterior columns.
It occurs as part of a generalized arteriosclerosis in which the whole arterial system is the seat of diffuse (senile) sclerosis.
sclerosis scle·ro·sis (sklə-rō'sĭs)
n. pl. scle·ro·ses (-sēz)
The hardening of a tissue or part due to chronic inflammation.
A thickening or hardening of a body part or system especially from excessive formation of fibrous interstitial or glial tissue.
Any of various diseases characterized by thickening or hardening, such as arteriosclerosis.