aortitis


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aortitis

(ˌeɪɔːˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the aorta
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Noun1.aortitis - inflammation of the aortaaortitis - inflammation of the aorta    
rheumatic aortitis - aortitis occurring in rheumatic fever
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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4) Some--those with aortitis, retroperitoneal fibrosis, proximal biliary strictures, hypertrophic pachymeningitis, pancreatic enlargement, or pericarditis--require treatment urgently to prevent irreversible disease-related complications or death.
8 Although fusiform enlargement of the mediastinal segment of the left common carotid artery can occur in atherosclerotic disease and in some types of aortitis but a saccular pseudoaneurysm in this location has been recorded only in a few instances after major blunt chest trauma.
A case of severe reversible dilated cardiomyopathy associated with a large left ventricular thrombus in a young child possibly due to non-specific aortitis who successfully underwent stent angioplasty with no residual coarctation, with normal upper extremity blood pressures and improved LV size and function was reported by Ponniah et al.
Pachymeningitis, aortitis and nephritis simulating temporal arteritis
Table 1 5 Stages of syphilis Stage Symptoms Primary syphilis Chancre in genitalia (often unnoticed) Secondary syphilis Maculopapular, non-tender rash; fever; lymphadenopathy; condyloma latum (genital) Latent syphilis Asymptomatic; serum nontreponemal and treponemal antibody tests are positive Tertiary syphilis Multiple organ-system involvement: Nerve involvement (deafness), aortic root dilation, aortitis, gummas (liver, bone, skin, spleen) Neurosyphilis Any stage can progress to neurologic involvement.
En comparacion con otras formas de aortitis, la ruptura aneurismatica es rara, debido probablemente al engrosamiento de la pared arterial.
5) Aortitis is the most common aspect of Salmonella endarteritis.
Just like in secondary syphilis, the patients with tertiary syphilis can get a systemic involvement with neurosyphilis (asymptomatic, meningeal and vascular, parenchymatous with general paralysis, tabes), cardiovascular syphilis (coronary disease, aortitis, aortic aneurism), ophthalmic involvement (iritis, chorioretinitis, optic atrophy).