Chapel Hill Consensus Conference

Chapel Hill Consensus Conference

Internal medicine An international panel that adopted names and definitions for systemic vasculitides–SVs; the CHCC divided SVs by size and shunned terms–arteritis, arteriolitis, venulitis, capillaritis, and others, which are difficult for pathologists to document. See Systemic vasculitis.
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2012 revised International Chapel Hill Consensus Conference Nomenclature of Vasculitides.
It is defined as "granulomatous inflammation of the aorta and its major branches" by the Chapel Hill Consensus Conference on the Nomenclature of Systemic Vasculitis.