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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aortitis.,
  • Arteritis.,
  • Aortitis -- pathology.,
  • Aortitis -- radiography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementeditors, Adam Lande, Yahya M. Berkmen, Hugh A. McAllister, Jr.
ContributionsLande, Adam., Berkmen, Yahya M. 1929-, McAllister, Hugh A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC694.5.A55 A55 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2539499M
ISBN 10088167141X
LC Control Number85020500

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Inflammatory Aortic Disease (Aortitis) Share. Email. Print. The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It rises from the heart's left ventricle (the major chamber that pumps blood out of the heart) and is filled with oxygen-rich blood that travels throughout the body. When this artery becomes inflamed, the condition is known as aortitis.   Pathophysiology and Classification. Aortitis is the pathologic term for inflammation of the aortic wall. The classification of aortitis broadly includes underlying rheumatologic and infectious diseases, along with isolated aortitis (Table 1).The most common rheumatologic causes of aortitis are the large vessel vasculitides, giant cell arteritis (GCA) and Takayasu arteritis, . Aortitis is inflammation of the aorta, sometimes causing aneurysm or occlusion. Aortitis is rare, but potentially life threatening. Its reported incidence is 1 to 3 per one million/year. Aortitis is caused by. Connective tissue disorders (eg, Takayasu arteritis, giant cell arteritis, ankylosing spondylitis, relapsing polychondritis). Aortitis refers to a general descriptor that involves a broad category of infectious and non-infectious conditions where there is inflammation (i.e. vasculitis) of the aortic wall. The presentation is non-specific with fever, pain and weight loss. Gornik HL, Creager MA. Circulation. ; (23): Circulation (full text) - doi

Aortitis is a general term that refers to a broad category of infectious or noninfectious conditions in which there is abnormal inflammation of the aortic wall. These inflammatory conditions have different clinical and morphologic features and variable prognoses. The clinical manifestations are usually vague and nonspecific and may include pain, fever, vascular insufficiency, and Cited by: Define aortitis. aortitis synonyms, aortitis pronunciation, aortitis translation, English dictionary definition of aortitis. n inflammation of the aorta Noun 1. aortitis - inflammation of the aorta rheumatic aortitis - aortitis occurring in rheumatic fever inflammation, redness. This book describes Aortitis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases Aortitis is the all-encompassing term given to inflammation of the wall of the aorta. The most frequent causes of aortitis are: large vessel vasculitides, cell arteritis (GCA) su arteritis Infectious aortitis is a rare but possibly life-threatening Brand: Kenneth Kee. Aortitis is a wide term representing aortic intimal inflammation caused by numerous pathological entities: trauma, connective tissue diseases, and infection. The inflammatory process may cause aortic dilatation, aneurysms, and valvular regurgitation and may spread to the aortic ostium branches, leading to arterial hypertension, absent peripheral pulses, and end-organ ischemia.

Aortitis due to Salmonella: report of 10 cases and comprehensive review of the literature. Clin Infect Dis. ; – Crossref Medline Google Scholar; 95 Krohg-Sorensen K, Hafsahl G, Fosse E, Geiran OR. Acceptable short-term results after endovascular repair of diseases of the thoracic aorta in high risk patients. Aortitis is considered a general term by which is meant inflammation of the aorta. Aorta is a huge blood vessel that transports blood from your heart to your body. The aortic root is that portion of the aorta that is directly linked to the left chamber of your heart. Know what is Aortitis, its symptoms, causes, treatments and complications. Aortitis and aortic aneurysm in systemic vasculitis. By Ana García-Martínez, Sergio Prieto-González, Pedro Arguis Giménez, Georgina Espígol-Frigolé, José Hernández-Rodríguez and Maria C Cid. Submitted: October 29th Reviewed: June 30th Published: July 27th DOI: /Cited by: 3. Syphilitic aortitis involves the proximal aorta, and does not extend below the renal arteries, probably because of the rich vascular and lymphatic circulation which is limited to the thoracic aorta. However, well-documented cases of syphilitic .