panarteritis


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to panarteritis: polyarteritis, polyangiitis, panarteritis nodosa, Takayasu arteritis

pan·ar·ter·i·tis

(pan'ar-tĕr-ī'tis),
An inflammatory disorder of the arteries characterized by involvement of all structural layers of the vessels.
Synonym(s): endoperiarteritis
[pan- + L. arteria, artery, + G. -itis, inflammation]

panarteritis

/pan·ar·ter·i·tis/ (-ahr-ter-i´tis) polyarteritis.

panarteritis

[-är′tərī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, pan, all, arteria, artery, itis inflammation
an inflammation that involves all the tissue layers of an artery.

panarteritis

(păn″ăr-tĕ-rī′tĭs) [Gr. pan, all, + arteria, artery, + itis, inflammation]
Inflammation of all three layers of an artery (intima, media, and adventitia).
References in periodicals archive ?
Horton, a vascular specialist at the Mayo Clinic, and others (1, 2) reported two patients with headache, scalp tenderness, weight loss, fever, and night sweats, and histologic examination of one biopsied temporal artery disclosed granulomatous panarteritis.
In our search strategy, we used medical subject heading terms and text words, including rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease, seronegative arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Behcet's disease, ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, Wegener's granulomatosis (ANCA [antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody]-associated vasculitis), panarteritis nodosa, leishmaniasis, Leishmania, and anti-TNF.
Vascular and autoimmune Panarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus causes erythematodes, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.