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arteritis

[‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of an artery.
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Swollen optic discs in arteritic (Figure 1, A) and nonarteritic (Figure 1, B) anterior ION range in color from pallid to blush red.
The angiographic pattern of arteritic lesions seems to be the same as that observed in pulmonary thromboembolism.
The first form of AION - arteritic AION - results from of inflammation of cells (giant cells) of the carotid arterial system.
The histological features seem to represent a distinct entity compared with other arteritic processes such as Takayusu's disease or tuberculosis.
Use of an immunotherapeutic vaccine to treat a lifethreatening human arteritic infection caused by Pythium insidiosum.
In the ocular system many lines of evidence indicate that hHcy is a risk factor in a variety of disease including retinal atherosclerosis, cataract, glaucoma, exudative age related macular degeneration, macular and optic atrophy due to retinal vascular occlusions and non arteritic ischemic optic neuropathy.