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Comportamento da musculatura das arteríolas intra-hepáticas na forma hepatesplênica da esquistossomose mansônica

The determination of the wall-to-lumen ratio of hepatic arterioles in hepatosplenic schistosomiasis shows atrophy of the muscular layer of those vessels. This finding suggests a reduction of hepatic arterial flow as reported by others.

Schistosomiasis; Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis; Arteriolar lesions; Arteriolar hypertrophy


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