aortitis


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aortitis

[‚ā‚ȯr′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the aorta.
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Rupture of a nonaneurysmal aorta secondary to Staphylococcus aortitis.
Suprarenal Clostridium septicum aortitis with rupture and simultaneous colon cancer.
The patient was later diagnosed with IgG4-related systemic disease, but his lesions were not as widely separated as those in our case, and he did not have aortitis, but an aneurysm.
Also, sarcoidosis may cause aortitis and is difficult to distinguish from Takayasu arteritis.
Key Words: aortitis, pneumococci, Streptococcus pneumoniae
Granulomatous (giant cell) aortitis grossly mimics cardiovascular syphilis but is far less common.
We present the case of a 77-year-old white woman who was hospitalized with influenza-like illness and subsequently developed increasingly severe abdominal pain with persistent fevers, elevated inflammatory markers, and imaging studies significant for abdominal aortitis without evidence of aneurysm.
RA has various cardiac manifestations including pericarditis (1), conduction system abnormalities (2), coronary arteritis (3), valvular disease (4), aortitis (5), myocarditis (6) and pulmonary hypertension (7).
Before 1960, the most common cause of abdominal aortoenteric fistulas was aortic aneurysm, followed by infectious aortitis due to syphilis or tuberculosis.
Reoperation for ascending aortic aneurysm, coronary ostial aneurysm and patent Cabrol trick after Bentall operation for aortitis syndrome.