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Histometric analysis of white pulp arterial vessels in congestive splenomegaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3580197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A quantitative study of white pulp arterial vessels has been carried out in congestive splenomegaly with hypersplenism. Arteries and arterioles with periarterial lymphatic sheath (PALS) in abnormal spleens show an absolute volume and total length higher than in controls. Moreover, they present a luminal diameter significantly lower than normal. These findings demonstrate an increase of the white pulp arterial bed in congestive splenomegaly. Thus, the arteries with PALS participate in the complex vascular rearrangement which supports the blood hyperflow in congestive splenomegaly.
G Re; A M Casali; D Cavalli; G Guida; R Cau; G Cavalli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied pathology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0252-1172     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Pathol     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-26     Completed Date:  1987-06-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308921     Medline TA:  Appl Pathol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hepatitis, Chronic / pathology
Hypersplenism / pathology*
Hypertension, Portal / pathology
Liver Cirrhosis / pathology
Spleen / blood supply*
Splenomegaly / pathology*

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