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Related to angiopathy: Amyloid angiopathy, blepharorrhaphy, Diabetic angiopathy, urethrocystitis


n. pl. an·gi·op·a·thies
Any of several diseases of the blood or lymph vessels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ductsangiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
angioma - a tumor consisting of a mass of blood or lymphatic vessels
angiitis - inflammation of a blood vessel or lymph duct
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Postpartum cerebral angiopathy associated with the administration of sumatriptan and dihydroergometrine--a case report.
Postpartum cerebral angiopathy is a rare condition that affects otherwise healthy women who have undergone a normal pregnancy followed by an uncomplicated delivery.
Tramiprosate (Alzhemed), for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, is currently in Phase III clinical trials in both North America and Europe, and tramiprosate (Cerebril), for the prevention of Hemorrhagic Stroke caused by Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy, has completed a Phase IIa clinical trial.
It said Sharon was suffering from a brain disease, called cerebral amyloid angiopathy, that, in combination with blood thinners he was taking, could have increased his risk for stroke.
Several "overlap syndromes"--postpartum cerebral angiopathy, hypertensive encephalopathy, and reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome--may show neuroimaging features that are similar to or indistinguishable from those of eclampsia, they said (Clin.
It was discovered that she died from beta amyloid angiopathy, a form of cerebrovascular disease usually associated with Alzheimer's disease, which could be connected to an abnormally high level of aluminium in her brain.
It is also used to treat erectile dysfunction or impotence, peripheral arterial failure, and diabetic micro and macro angiopathy, as well as Raynaud's Syndrome, which causes repeated episodes of tightening of arteries supplying blood to the fingers, making the fingers or toes become pale, cold and numb.
Their antioxidant activity is said to slow retinal angiopathy that occurs in age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
A similar clinical picture can occur with repeated lobar hemorrhages; these are occasionally seen in hypertension but are more common in cerebral amyloid angiopathy, a condition that is common in Alzheimer's disease.
This regional association with dementia subtypes is consistent with the hypothesis that lobar cerebral microbleeds reflect cerebral amyloid angiopathy, which is consistent with Alzheimer's disease, while those in deep areas reflect hypertensive arteriopathy, which is important in vascular dementia," Lenore Launer, Ph.
Inflammatory mediators are induced by dietary glycoloxins, a major risk factor for diabetic angiopathy.