Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis Classification

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What is defined as a chronic inflammatory disorder of intima of large and medium sized arteries characterized by fibrofatty plaques called atheroma?

Atherosclerosis

What is the generic term reflecting arterial wall thickening and loss of elasticity?

Arteriosclerosis

Which risk factor for atherosclerosis is related to multifactorial traits including hypertension and diabetes?

Genetics

At what age does atherosclerosis usually remain clinically silent until lesions reach a critical threshold?

Middle age

Who is relatively protected against atherosclerosis compared with age-matched men?

Premenopausal women

Which type of arteriosclerosis is characterized by fibrofatty plaques called atheroma?

Atherosclerosis

Which constitutional risk factor for atherosclerosis is most strongly associated with familial hypercholesterolemia?

Family history

What is the most important independent risk factor for atherosclerosis?

Family history

During which stage of life does atherosclerosis usually remain clinically silent until lesions reach a critical threshold?

Middle age

What is the generic term reflecting arterial wall thickening and loss of elasticity?

Arteriosclerosis

Learn about arteriosclerosis, its classification, and the specific characteristics of atherosclerosis. Understand the chronic inflammatory disorder of the arterial walls and its impact on large and medium-sized arteries.

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