Tag: Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis and Arteriosclerosis

Atherosclerosis and Arteriosclerosis: Atherosclerosis: It is an irregular thickening of arterial walls and narrowing of their lumen due to deposition of yellow plaques or atheromas in their tunica intima and inner part of tunica media. Atheromas consist of cholesterol and other lipid materials. They are formed from low-density lipoproteins or LDL. LDL can pass through the …