WORKSHOP:The Composition of Early Lesions
There is considerable controversy on what actually constitutes the ‘early lesion’, on whether all lesions begin in the same way and whether all develop into fibro-fatty plaques. This introduction outlines the morphology and histochemistry of lesions regarded as ‘early’ in terms of chronology and the general pathology of atherosclerosis (Movat et al., 1959; Haust, 1971a; Geer and Haust, 1972).
KeywordsCholesterol Ester Free Cholesterol Early Lesion Fatty Streak Fibrous Plaque
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