TITLE

Cross-Striated Undulant Structure of the Aorta in Neonates, Children and Young Adults

AUTHOR(S)
Tanimura, Akira; Cho, Takanori; Nakashima, Teruyuki
PUB. DATE
April 1983
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1983, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p266
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Some aortas of neonates and of children have intimal wrinkles which run closely packed and horizontally across the longitudinal axes. In the beginning of this century this structure was called "Wellenlinien", but there has been little investigation concerning their formation. Some wrinkle structures showed the transformation to atherosclerotic foci in infants. These wrinkles seemed to play an important role for atherogenesis in young subjects. In this paper, we will report the result of observations on these structures in neonates, children and young adults.
ACCESSION #
16391359

 

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