Aortitis

Aortitis refers to a general descriptor that involves a broad category of infectious and non-infectious conditions where there is abnormal inflammation (i.e. vasculitis) of the aortic wall.

Clinical presentation

The presentation is non-specific with fever, pain and weight loss. 

Pathology 

Aetiology
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Article information

rID: 26169
System: Vascular
Section: Pathology
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Inflammation of the aorta
  • Inflammation of aortic wall

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