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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Percutaneous angioplasty was performed with drug eluting stents to the right coronary artery and the left anterior descending artery in a staged approach. Monckeberg’s sclerosis is a primary disease of the arteries.

We report the case of a patient with critical lower limb ischemia without revascularization conditions progressing to limb amputation. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis associated with idiopathic Chronic venous insufficiency Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency Superior vena cava syndrome Inferior vena cava syndrome Venous ulcer. Her general condition was good. Medial calcinosis of Mockeberg. Published online Mar Monckeberg’s sclerosis has also been associated with autonomic neuropathy in diabetics, 6 7 suggesting monckeerg autonomic dysfunction might play an important role in medial calcification.

We excluded metastatic and dystrophic calcification in the light of the histological appearance of the lesion and the absence of malignancy and of rheumatologic or endocrine diseases.

Transfer of the second toe to the hand in a patient with Monckeberg’s sclerosis.

Comparative histological study of fe lesions and microvascular changes in amputated lower limbs of diabetic and non-diabetic patients.

Intimal arterial calcification is associated with atherosclerosis, and vascular ds form within the intima of the involved vessel. The femoral arteries appeared to be thickened and pulses were frail although there were no signs of acute limb ischemia. The left main coronary artery was normal. The clinical significance of medial arterial calcification in end-stage renal disease in women.


This association is further supported by the increased incidence of vascular calcification following lumbar sympathectomy. No intervention was attempted for peripheral arterial calcification as there was no evidence of circulatory insufficiency. Kidney Int, 87pp. Arterioscleroxis was no craniofacial abnormality. Pelvic and lower extremity radiograph shows extensive calcification of the femoral arteries. Continuous positive airway pressure CPAP tritation for treatment of such obstructive sleep apnea has been tried twice on different occasions, but the patient has complained of extreme discomfort she could hardly sleep during the procedures.

Incidentally detected Monckeberg’s sclerosis in a diabetic with coronary artery disease

This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The current concepts monckeerg the pathogenesis dee Monckeberg-type arteriosclerosis. The proper interpretation of radiographic images presupposes a thorough knowledge of the anatomy, distribution, number, size, and shape of the calcifications. A pressure of 10 cm H 2 O was reached during some short periods of sleep with a very low effect on the frequency of episodes of apnea.

Discrimination between calcified triticeous cartilage and calcified carotid atheroma on panoramic radiography.

Radiographic manifestations of Mönckeberg arteriosclerosis in the head and neck region

Support Center Support Center. The images were interpreted by a board-certified oral and maxillofacial radiologist.

Its clinical significance and cause are not well understood and its relationship to atherosclerosis and other forms of vascular calcification are the subject of disagreement. Monckeberg’s arteriosclerosis as a cause of lower limb critical ischemia: A year-old man with a medical history of stage III nasopharyngeal cancer, end-stage renal disease treated with dialysis, hyperthyroidism, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and secondary hyperparathyroidism presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic of the College of Dentistry, University of Florida monckeeberg dental evaluation prior to the start of radiotherapy.


Investigations Routine laboratory tests including blood glucose, renal serum creatinine 1.

It is intended for rheumatologists, general internists, specialists in related areas, and general practitioners in the country and abroad. It is from these data that many authors consider the process as a calciphylaxis or calcinosis that can occur concomitantly with endovascular fibrosis; however, for others, Monckeberg’s sclerosis is an advanced stage of arteriosclerosis without clear evidence to define that it is a completely independent condition.

Vascular smooth muscle cells in the pathogenesis of vascular calcification. Arch Pathol Lab Med,pp. Nat Commun, 3pp. Manifestations and consequences of obstructive sleep apnoea. It can be observed a micrograph of an arterial wall with atherosclerotic calcium plaque violet, hematoxylin—eosin staining.

The exact etiopathogenesis of this process is yet to be understood. Alternatively, treatment with intravenous dissodic pamidronate was attempted to stop the phenomenon of calcification and prevent further airway obstruction. Railroad track pattern calcification within the blood vessel is noted.

No lymph nodes were palpable and hoarseness was evident. Translumbar aortography shows near-total obstruction of the femoral arteries. Plain x-ray of both hands posterioanterior view showing calcification in digital arteries A.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 44pp. Arteritis Aortitis Buerger’s disease. Diabetes Care, 17pp. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.