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Decubital Ulcers of Pads Induced by Hyperlipidemia in the Rabbit

  • Chiyoji Ohkubo
  • Makishige Asano

Abstract

There have been many hypotheses concerning the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and no single one has thus far completely been able to explain it. We have noticed a high incidence of ducubital ulcers of the pads during cholesterol-induced hyperlipdemia in the rabbit [1–3]. In the present study, we tried to elucidate the etiological factors of decubital ulcers of pads induced by experimental hyperlipidemia from hemorheological aspects of the cutaneous microcirculation in the rabbit.

Keywords

Intravital Microscopy Lymphatic Capillary Cholesterol Feeding Experimental Atherosclerosis Cholesterol Group 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chiyoji Ohkubo
  • Makishige Asano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiological HygieneThe Institute of Public HealthMinato-ku, Tokyo, 108Japan

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