Monckeberg’s Sclerosis

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Described by Monckeberg in 1903. Calcinosis of arteries – especially aorta and lower limb.

Due to calcium deposits in the tunica media of larger arteries.

Seen on x-ray
More common in diabetes

ABI often falsely increased due to incompressibility of artery.

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