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Which of the following is the commonest histological finding in benign hypertension? (AIPG 2009)



A Proliferative end arteritits

B Necrotizing arteriolitis

C Hyaline arteriosclerosis

D Cystic medial necrosis

Ans. C Hyaline arteriosclerosis

Hyaline arteriosclerosis is characterized by the following:

pink, hyaline thickening of arteriolar walls (due to leaking of plasma proteins) associated with luminal narrowing.

Seen in elderly ,more commonly in benign hypertension, diabetes mellitus (DM) and benign nephrosclerosiso

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