aortitis


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inflammation of the aorta

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Antibiotic treatment must be initiated for the salmonella-induced aortitis.
If such aortitis is suspected, precise visualizing of the ascending aorta is required, using such techniques as CT, MRI, or contrast aortography.
Side effects noted in some patients included neuropathy, fever, low white blood cell counts, and aortitis (inflammation of the aorta).
Since the men had previously been well and all their other heart valves were judged to be free of disease, it is reasonable to place syphilitic aortitis and aortic valve rupture at the top of the list of diagnostic possibilities.
Anatomic evidence of aortitis was found to be 25-35 percent more common in autopsied syphilitics, while evidence of central nervous system syphilis was found in 4 percent of the patients.
Retroperitoneal fibrosis and aortitis as the initial findings of systemic lupus erythematosus.
Takayasu's aortitis (90), a chronic inflammatory vasculitis involving the ascending aorta and carotid, renal, and subclavian arteries, is rare (1-2 cases/million) and of unknown etiology.
We report a patient with WAS and extensive aortitis causing severe aneurysmal dilatation in the everywhere of the aorta who underwent successful first stage operation involving replacement of ascending aorta.
15) Reports of aortic rupture secondary to bacterial aortitis, in the absence of an aneurysm, can be found in the literature.
5] reported a case of IgG4-related systemic disease associated with a dissection in the ascending aorta and stated that features of IgG4-related systemic disease detected in the aortic surgery could be mistaken for features of a number of rheumatic disorders, such as giant cell arteritis and isolated aortitis or some malignancies, for example lymphoproliferative diseases, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.
Previous cases have shown that aortitis may develop more rapidly in HIV-coinfected individuals (3).
The authors report two cases of infectious aortitis caused by pneumococcus that evolved during hospitalization, and discuss diagnostic difficulties that accompany this entity.
Involvement can be classified as follows: (1) pericarditis, (2) myocarditis, (3) endocardial (valve) involvement, (4) conduction defects, (5) coronary arteritis, and (6) granulomatous aortitis (1).
Although the vascular complications of SLE have been extensively documented in the literature, aortitis is very rare in patients with SLE.