aortitis


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aortitis

 [a″or-ti´tis]
inflammation of the aorta.

a·or·ti·tis

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

aortitis

/aor·ti·tis/ (a″or-ti´tis) inflammation of the aorta.

aortitis

[ā′ôrtī′tis]
an inflammation of the aorta. It occurs most frequently in tertiary syphilis and occasionally in rheumatic fever.

aortitis

Cardiology Inflammation of the aorta. See Syphilitic aortitis.

a·or·ti·tis

(āōr-tītis)
Inflammation of the aorta.

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 REITER'S SYNDROME. Aortitis was once commonly due to SYPHILIS.

a·or·ti·tis

(āōr-tītis)
Inflammation of the aorta.

aortitis

inflammation of the aorta.
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Six cases were diagnosed as cardiovascular syphilis and presented with aortitis and thoracic aneurysm.
La revision critica de la informacion publicada en estos reportes nos permite estar seguros de la coexistencia de aortitis con paquimeningitis en solo tres pacientes: uno con enfermedad de Cogan (26), uno con enfermedad relacionada con IgG-4 (29) y uno con granulomatosis con poliangeitis (31).
Aortitis, periaortitis, and retroperitoneal fibrosis, as manifestations of IgG4-related systemic disease.
Antibiotic treatment must be initiated for the salmonella-induced aortitis.
When patients develop persistent fever but have negative blood cultures after cardiac surgery that may have damaged the aortic wall, consider Aspergillus aortitis.
Since the men had previously been well and all their other heart valves were judged to be free of disease, it is reasonable to place syphilitic aortitis and aortic valve rupture at the top of the list of diagnostic possibilities.
Anatomic evidence of aortitis was found to be 25-35 percent more common in autopsied syphilitics, while evidence of central nervous system syphilis was found in 4 percent of the patients.
IgG4-related systemic disease and lymphoplasmacytic aortitis.
We report a patient with WAS and extensive aortitis causing severe aneurysmal dilatation in the everywhere of the aorta who underwent successful first stage operation involving replacement of ascending aorta.
Major Causes of Chronic Aortic Regurgitation Annuloaortic ectasia Behcet syndrome Age related aortic dilatation Hypertension Cystic medial necrosis Aortitis (Marfan's or isolated) (syphilis, giant cell arteritis) Relapsing polychondritis Congenital aortic regurgitation Ehlers Danlos syndrome Systemic lupus erythematosus Drug induced valvulopathy Rheumatoid arthritis Whipple's disease Bicuspid aortic valve Crohn's disease Trauma Takayasu's arteritis Endocarditis Osteogenesis imperfecta Rheumatic fever Psoriatic Arthritis Myxomatous degeneration Ankylosing spondylitis Table 3.