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Nephroangiosclerosis. Light micrograph of a section through a blood vessel affected by nephroangiosclerosis - necrosis (tissue death) of the renal (kidney) arterioles associated with high blood pressure (hypertension). This condition may result in heart and kidney failure if left untreated. Treatment includes lowering blood pressure with diet and drugs.
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