Merck Manual

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Verminous endarteritis
Verminous endarteritis
Verminous endarteritis

Chronic-active verminous endarteritis cause by migrating larvae of Strongylus vulgaris. The lesions are characterized by a thickened and fibrotic arterial wall, thrombus formation, and presence of several larvae within the vessel lumen.

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