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aortitis

 [a″or-ti´tis]
inflammation of the aorta.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·or·ti·tis

(ā'ōr-tī'tis),
Inflammation of the aorta.
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aortitis

Cardiology Inflammation of the aorta. See Syphilitic aortitis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·or·ti·tis

(āōr-tītis)
Inflammation of the aorta.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aortitis

Inflammation of the aorta. This is now uncommon and is usually due to GIANT CELL ARTERITIS or occurs as a complication of ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS or REACTIVE ARTHRITIS. Aortitis was once commonly due to SYPHILIS.
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a·or·ti·tis

(āōr-tītis)
Inflammation of the aorta.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Acute Conditions Caused by Infectious Aortitis. Aorta (Stamford) 2014; 2: 93-99, doi: 10.12945/j.aorta.2014.14-004.
Follow-up abdominal CT one week later showed progressive inflammatory changes around infrarenal aorta extending to common iliac arteries and proximal external and internal iliac arteries, mild mural thickening of proximal abdominal aorta, and development of penetrating intimal ulcers, suggesting progression of aortitis (Figures 1(a)-1(d)).
She was investigated thoroughly, and all known causes of aortitis or genetic disorders were discarded.
Garfinkel, "Pulmonary capillaritis and glomerulonephritis in an antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-positive patient with prior granulomatous aortitis," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol.
In one patient with anal and rectal syphilis, PET demonstrated increased FDG uptake in the distal rectum, anus, and regional lymphadenopathy.[sup][13] In another case with oropharyngeal and gastric syphilis, PET showed increased FDG accumulation in the oropharynx and lymph nodes of the cervical regions.[sup][5] Two cases of secondary syphilis presented with generalized lymphadenopathy, and one of them also had asymptomatic neurosyphilis.[sup][14],[15] Three cases were syphilis with pulmonary involvement,[sup][16],[17],[18] one was syphilitic osteomyelitis,[sup][19] one was syphilitic aortitis,[sup][20] and one was syphilitic hepatitis.[sup][21]
The leading causes of PAEF are atherosclerosis and aortic aneurysm in about 70% of cases, while aortitis remains a less common etiology [1].
Takayasu's arteritis (TA), also known as aortitis syndrome, is a vasculitis more prevalent in women of reproductive age that mainly affects large elastic arteries with symptoms caused by organ ischemia, aneurysm formation, and inflammation [1].
Aortitis is a large-vessel vasculitis involving inflammation of the aortic wall.
MRI and MRA of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis were obtained to delineate the severity and extent of the aortitis and evaluate inflammatory involvement of additional vessels (Figure 2).
Vargas, "Aortitis: imaging spectrum of the infectious and inflammatory conditions of the aorta," RadioGraphics, vol.
Aortitis: A Rare Heart Disease More Common in Women (Jan.