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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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3) When the disease has atypical presentation, histological analysis of TAB biopsy specimen plays a key role in distinguishing GCA from non-GCA arteritides.
2 Acquired MAS is associated with neurofibromatosis, William's syndrome, Alagille syndrome, fibromuscular dysplasia, retroperitoneal fibrosis (Ormond disease), mucopolysaccharidosis, foetal alcohol syndrome and giant cell arteritides including temporal (cranial) and Takayasu arteritis.
While a differential diagnosis of temporal arteritis should include Takayasu's disease, polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus, and hypersensitivity vasculitis, it is often easy to make the distinction between temporal arteritis and other arteritides based on the patient's age, distribution of the lesions, organ involvement, and presence of polymyalgia rheumatica.