arteritis

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arteritis

[‚ärd·ə′rīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of an artery.
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Boini et al., "Endothelial Nlrp3 inflammasome activation associated with lysosomal destabilization during coronary arteritis," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)--Molecular Cell Research, vol.
Superantigenic activity is responsible for induction of coronary arteritis in mice: An animal model of Kawasaki disease.
To our knowledge, there are no codes to differentiate acute MI due to coronary arteritis, from that due to chronic atherosclerosis; however the younger age of patients with PAN suffering AMIs could suggest arteritis and not atherosclerosis as the cause.
The common identified etiologies include Kawasaki disease, myocarditis, familial hypercholesterolemia, idiopathic or inherited cardiomyopathy, collagen vascular disease-induced coronary arteritis, substance abuse (cocaine, glue sniffing), trauma, complications of congenital heart disease surgery,--genetic disorders like progeria, pseudoxanthoma--elasticum, mucopolysaccharidoses etc., nephrotic syndrome, sepsis, occult malignancy and several other rare conditions.

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