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The presence of hypertension implies a disease of mediumsized
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is this statement correct ?

medium vessel aka radial and femoral artery. but the main regulator of BP is arterioles.
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Hypertension causes atherosclerosis of of medium n large sized arteries.

DM and HTN cause hyaline arteriosclerosis of small sized arteries.

But HTV wouldn't cause vasculitis I guess. Dont remember reading it anywhere

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Atherosclerosis or Arteriolosclerosis?
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is this statement correct ?

medium vessel aka radial and femoral artery. but the main regulator of BP is arterioles.
Statements is correct imo
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