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.
Most patients with uncomplicated aortitis
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.
and nephritis simulating temporal arteritis
Magnetic resonance imaging of Takayasu's aortitis
in an infant.
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.
treated with endovascular aortic repair: a case report.
En comparacion con otras formas de aortitis
, la ruptura aneurismatica es rara, debido probablemente al engrosamiento de la pared arterial.
(Takayasu disease and Giant cell).
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).