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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
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Lin et al.30 reported that RNFL in superior and nasal quadrants were negatively correlated with AHI in the regression analysis (r = -0.217, -0.173, respectively), minimum arteritic oxygen saturation were positively associated with average RNFL, superior RNFL, nasal RNFL (r = 0.260, 0.200, 0.156, respectively).
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.
This type of headache may be secondary to underlying conditions that could be disabling or life-threatening, ranging from inflamed scalp arteries that can be complicated by stroke or blindness (arteritic headaches) to brain tumors, head injury, high blood pressure (hypertensive headaches), infectious meningitis, or a ruptured brain aneurysm, among other disorders.
(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.