American Urological Association - Medial Hyperplasia

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Medial Hyperplasia

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  • Relatively uncommon (1-15%).
  • Histology: increased numbers of muscle cells in the medial layer of the vessel wall, without fibrosis
    (image A) & (image B).
  • Generally affects a very short length of the vessel.

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