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ar·te·ri·tis

 (är′tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of an artery or arteries.

arteritis

(ˌɑːtəˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol inflammation of an artery

ar•te•ri•tis

(ˌɑr təˈraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of an artery.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arteritis - inflammation of an artery
periarteritis - inflammation of the outer coat of an artery
polyarteritis - inflammation of several arteries
pulseless disease, Takayasu's arteritis - disorder characterized by the absence of a pulse in both arms and in the carotid arteries
temporal arteritis - inflammation of the temporal arteries; characterized by headaches and difficulty chewing and (sometimes) visual impairment
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

ar·te·ri·tis

n. arteritis, infl. de una arteria.

arteritis

n arteritis f; giant cell — arteritis de células gigantes; Takayasu’s — arteritis de Takayasu; temporal — arteritis temporal
References in periodicals archive ?
a) Arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy b) Leber hereditary optic neuropathy c) Primary optic atrophy d) All of these options
15,16,17) The patients were asked in detail about signs and symptoms suggestive of arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy as described by Beck et al.
Diagnosis of NAION was based on the history of sudden vision loss, disc pallor on fundus ophthalmoscopy, visual field defects consistent with NAION, and no signs or symptoms in medical history suggestive of arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AAION).
1) Both forms are further classified into arteritic when secondary to vasculitis and nonarteritic when caused by other entities.
The arteritic process in patients with Takayasu's arteritis is not only limited to the aortic arch.
11) Although it might have been due to other causes, inflammatory edema of orbital connective tissue or other surrounding structures from Type-1 lepra reaction or due to direct infiltration of vasa nervosa with resultant vascular occlusion (vasculopathy) leading to reduced perfusion and oxygenation (ischemia) of the optic nerve, arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy seems more plausible in our case.
The first form of AION - arteritic AION - results from of inflammation of cells (giant cells) of the carotid arterial system.