endarteritis


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Related to endarteritis: periarteritis, endarteritis obliterans

endarteritis

 [en″dahr-ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the tunica intima of an artery; called also endoarteritis.
endarteritis obli´terans a form in which the lumina of the smaller vessels become narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer. See also arteriosclerosis obliterans.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ar-tĕr-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis

endarteritis

/end·ar·ter·i·tis/ (end″ahr-ter-i´tis) inflammation of the tunica intima of an artery.

endarteritis

(ĕn′där-tə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the inner lining of an artery.

endarteritis

[en′därtərī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, endon + arteria + itis, inflammation
inflammation of the inner layer of one or more arteries, which may become partially or completely occluded. Also called acute endarteritis.

end·ar·te·ri·tis

(end'ahr-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the intima of an artery.
Synonym(s): endoarteritis.

endarteritis

Inflammation of the inner lining (intima) of an artery.

Endarteritis

Chronic inflammation of the inner layer of arteries.

endarteritis

inflammation of the innermost coat (tunica intima) of an artery.

endarteritis obliterans
a form in which the lumen of the smaller vessels becomes narrowed or obliterated as a result of proliferation of the tissue of the intimal layer.
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Endarteritis associated with a clinically silent patent ductus arteriosus.
The patent ductus arteriosus usually closes after birth and if it remains open, this may cause heart failure and pulmonary hypertension resulting from a large left-to-right shunt and rarely ductus arteriosus endarteritis (4, 5).
Patent ductus arteriosus endarteritis in a 40-year old woman, diagnosed with Transesophageal Echocardiography.
Pulmonary carcinomatous arteriopathy, also referred to as pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy, carcinomatous endarteritis, or embolic carcinomatosis, (1,2) is a rare and distinct form of pulmonary spread of solid malignant tumors.
Infective endarteritis (IE), which was a serious complication of clinically apparent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), has become extremely rare because of early closure of PDA (1-3).
Especially in the industrialized world, infective endarteritis complicating PDA is very rare nowadays and the risk is very low (3, 5).
But Balzer et al (7) reported a case of endarteritis associated with a clinically silent PDA.
Furthermore, marked vascular changes including thrombosis, endarteritis, medial hypertrophy, and advanced atherosclerosis are common.