arteritis


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arteritis

[‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of an artery.
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Giant cell arteritis is a kind of vasculitis that causes inflammation of blood vessels.
Giant cell arteritis is the most common primary vasculitis, [6] predominantly affecting older individuals.
The following are the differential diagnoses for Takayasu's arteritis,
4) Giant cell arteritis of the breast (GCAB) was first described by Waugh in 1950.
Tocilizumab, an interleukin-6 receptor antagonist, is the first drug specifically indicated for giant cell arteritis.
Takayasu's arteritis was first described by a Japanese ophthalmologist, Dr.
Based on the histopathological findings, the diagnosis of moderate multifocal to coalescing granulomatous arteritis associated with intralesional nematodes of the superfamily Metastrongyloidea was diagnosed in a wild crab-eating fox (C.
It explains blood and the circulatory system, including blood donation, cord blood banking, and the effects of aging; the diagnosis and treatment of blood and circulatory disorders, including tests, common medications, blood transfusion, bone marrow transplants, and chelation therapy; specific blood disorders, including anemia, leukemia, lymphoma, myeloproliferative disorders, plasma cell disorders, and white blood cell disorders; bleeding and clotting disorders like hemophilia, factor deficiencies, and hypercoagulation; and circulatory disorders like arteritis, blood pressure disorders, coronary artery and heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, and venous disorders.
Headaches coupled with scalp tenderness and jaw pain are symptoms of temporal arteritis, which can lead to stroke or blindness.
Pachymeningitis, aortitis and nephritis simulating temporal arteritis
There have also been recent reports of VZV antigen/DNA found in the vessel wall of patients with giant cell arteritis and granulomatous arteritis of the aorta," she said.
Takayasu's arteritis is a rare, chronic inflammatory and stenotic disease of medium- and large-sized arteries, characterised by a predilection for the aortic arch and its branches.