periarteritis


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periarteritis

 [per″e-ahr″ter-i´tis]
inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the tissues surrounding it.
periarteritis gummo´sa accumulation of gummas on the blood vessels in syphilis.
periarteritis nodo´sa polyarteritis nodosa.

per·i·ar·te·ri·tis

(per'ē-ar'tĕ-rī'tis),
Inflammation of the adventitia of an artery.
Synonym(s): exarteritis

periarteritis

/peri·ar·ter·i·tis/ (-ahr-ter-i´tis) inflammation of the external coats of an artery and of the tissues around the artery.
periarteritis nodo´sa 
2. a group comprising polyarteritis nodosa, allergic granulomatous angiitis, and many systemic necrotizing vasculitides with clinicopathologic characteristics overlapping these two.

periarteritis

[per′i·är′tərī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, peri + arteria, airpipe, itis
inflammation of the outer coat of one or more arteries and the tissue surrounding them. Kinds of periarteritis are periarteritis nodosa and syphilitic periarteritis. Also called periangitis.

per·i·ar·te·ri·tis

(per'ē-ahr-tĕr-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the adventitia of an artery.

periarteritis

Inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the surrounding tissues.

periarteritis

inflammation of the tunica adventitia of an artery

periarteritis

inflammation of the outer coat of an artery and of the tissues surrounding it.

periarteritis nodosa
an inflammatory disease of the coats of small and medium-sized arteries, marked by a variety of systemic signs. Seen sporadically in domestic animals and in humans associated with hepatitis B antigen. See also collagen diseases. Called also Kussmaul's disease, polyarteritis, panarteritis nodosa.
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Isibasi demostraron lesiones leucocitoclasticas en animales sensibilizados, producidas por inyeccion de suero de caballo o clara del huevo asociadas con antigeno, produciendo glomerulonefritis y lesiones de periarteritis nodosa (13).
Por lo que he utilizado el termino periarteritis nodosa microscopica" (14).
Dichas hipotesis fueron tomadas mas adelante en la nomenclatura de Chapell Hill para diferenciar las formas de periarteritis nodosa y en ese momento la llamada poliarteritis microscopica (16).
Zeek en Cincinnati presenta una clasificacion de las vasculitis necrosantes basada en sus observaciones clinicas y patologicas, incluye a la angeitis de hipersensibilidad, angeitis granulomatosa alergica, arteritis reumatica, periarteritis nodosa y arteritis temporal (20).
Define la periarteritis nodosa como una enfermedad inflamatoria necrosante progresiva y recurrente, con predominio en la musculatura arterial de vasos de mediano y pequeno calibre como las regiones hiliares de las visceras abdominales y cerca a las ramas mesentericas del intestino.
Churg separo las vasculitis en idiopaticas y secundarias e incluyo entre las vasculitis idiopaticas a la periarteritis nodosa, la GW, la enfermedad CS, la vasculitis granulomatosa primaria del SNC, la arteritis de celulas gigantes, la arteritis de Takayasu, la vasculitis granulomatosa idiopatica, la vasculitis de pequenos vasos, la purpura de Henoch-Schonlein, la enfermedad de Behcet's y la tromboangeitis obliterante.
Periarteritis nodosa: a clinical and pathological review of the disease, with a report of two cases.
Burkett G, Richards R: Periarteritis nodosa and pregnancy.
This appears to be the first reported case of a patient with IgG4-related coronary periarteritis and active coronary ischemia.
In addition, evaluation for coronary periarteritis and arteritis should be considered in patients who present with either fibrous thickening or aneurysmal dilatation of the coronary arteries.

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