Organ: Artery


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Artery: Large blood vessel carrying blood away from the heart
Artery: A blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart to the body.1
Condition count: 22 ; see list below.
Organ subtypes: aorta (5), arterioles (1)
Organ types: Circulatory system (151), Blood vessels (58)
Related organs: vein (7), heart (55), blood vessels (58)
Main condition: Artery conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Artery' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

A

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm ... aorta, artery
  • Aneurysm ... artery
  • Aorta conditions ... aorta
  • Aortic aneurysm ... aorta, artery
  • Aortic coarctation ... aorta
  • Aortic valve disease ... aorta
  • Arteritis ... artery
  • Artery conditions ... artery
  • Atheroma ... arteries
  • Atherosclerosis ... arteries

    B

  • Basilar artery migraine ... artery

    C

  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis ... artery
  • Coronary heart disease ... artery

    E

  • Embolism ... artery

    P

  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... artery
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension ... artery
  • Pulmonary embolism ... artery
  • Pulmonary hypertension ... artery

    T

  • Teleangiectasia ... arterioles
  • Temporal arteritis ... artery
  • Thromboembolism ... arteries

    W

  • Wallenberg's Syndrome ... artery

    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK

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